antibiotics (meropenem 500 mg t.i.d.) at admission
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jun;101(6):1348-53 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN pancreatitis, acute, severe The Use of
antibiotics (meropenem 500 mg t.i.d.) at admission
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
antibiotics after the demonstration of necrosis at computed tomography (CT)
To reduce pancreatic infection (13.3% antibiotic at admission VS 31% antibiotic on need) and extrapancreatic infection (16.6% antibiotic at admission VS 44.8% antibiotic on need). Warning: % of pancreatic necrosis at 48H was very different between groups.