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antibiotic prophylaxis prostate biopsy ciprofloxacin regimes dose

F Lista, C Redondo, E Meilán, A García-Tello, F Ramón de Fata, J C Angulo
OBJECTIVE: Prostate biopsy is the standardized diagnostic method for prostate cancer. However, although there is not a standardized protocol, there are recommendations in order to reduce the incidence of complications. The objective of the present work is to assess the efficacy and safety of antibiotic prophylaxis in the prostate biopsy by comparing two antibiotic regimes: two doses of fosfomycin-trometamol 3g (FMT) every 48 hours with 10 doses of oral ciprofloxacin 500 mg every 12 hours during 5 days...
July 2014: Actas Urologicas Españolas
F Herranz Amo, E Rodríguez Fernández, J M Díez Cordero, E Lledó García, F Verdú Tartajo, F González Chamorro, C Subira Castillón
OBJECTIVE: The objective of the study is to evaluate the infectious complications of the ultrasound-guided prostate transrectal biopsy using two different antibiotic prophylactic regimes. Also, patient tolerance to ultrasound-guided transrectal biopsy is assessed. METHODS: Prospective study in 100 patients randomized to antibiotic prophylaxis with Pefloxacin (800 mg as single dose) versus Ciprofloxacin (250 mg/8 h/72 h). Tolerance data collection was done through completion of a questionnaire immediately after biopsy...
November 1996: Actas Urologicas Españolas
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