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oa South African Medical Journal - A clinical trial of a combination of amoxycillin and flucloxacillin in amputations for septic ischaemic lower limb lesions

Volume 60, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574

 

Abstract

The incidence of sepsis after amputation with or without a proximal arterial reconstructive procedure in 24 patients presenting with septic ischaemic lower limb lesions and who received a parenteral combination of amoxycillin and flucloxacillin (Suprapen; Bencard) is compared with tnat in a similar control group of 22 patients who received antibiotics only if postoperative sepsis developed.

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1981-12-01
2016-12-11

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