Drugs

, Volume 35, Supplement 2, pp 124–126 | Cite as

Cefotaxime and Flucloxacillin as Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cardiac Transplantation

  • A. Khaghani
  • M. Martin
  • M. Fitzgerald
  • M. Skacel
  • D. Aravot
  • M. H. Yacoub
Short Communication Section 3: Newer Experiences with Cefotaxime in Prophylaxis

Keywords

Cefotaxime Acute Rejection Antibiotic Prophylaxis Early Postoperative Period Postoperative Infection 

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© ADIS Press Limited 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Khaghani
    • 1
  • M. Martin
    • 1
  • M. Fitzgerald
    • 1
  • M. Skacel
    • 1
  • D. Aravot
    • 1
  • M. H. Yacoub
    • 1
  1. 1.Thoracic and Cardiac Surgical UnitHarefield HospitalHarefield, UxbridgeUK

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