The findings from the ongoing extension study are promising and confirm the data we saw in our pivotal studies, with prolonged dosing intervals of up to 14 days with rIX-FP for routine prophylaxis
," said Elena Santagostino, M.
The American Urological Association provides a Best Practice Policy Statement of Urologic Surgery Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
Researchers also noted an increase in cases of disease caused by clonal complex 17 --which has been associated with invasive disease in neonates --and fewer cases caused by clonal complex 19, as well as a nonsignificant increase in the incidence of invasive Escherichia coli infection after the 1999 implementation of intravenous antibiotic prophylaxis
Despite evidence of the benefits of VTE prophylaxis
, studies of clinical practices worldwide suggest that VTE prophylaxis
is underutilised, and implementation of guidelines formulated by the ACCP is inconsistent and inadequate.
This issue of the relative benefits versus the risk of antibiotic prophylaxis
led to the first guidelines to establish criteria in which antibiotic prophylaxis
might be useful in preventing prosthetic joint infection.
The HPTN 046 protocol, a prospective, randomised placebo-controlled trial looked at the safety and efficacy of nevirapine prophylaxis
against HIV transmission in breastmilk, with infants followed up for 18 months.
Pooled individual data analysis of five randomised trials of infant nevirapine prophylaxis
to prevent HIV-1 transmission through breastmilk.
Moldwin said that chronic low-dose prophylaxis
may be considered when recurring infections are not related to intercourse.
The study showed that in recently immobilized patients, who received usual short-term prophylaxis
of 10 days (+/- 4) with the standard of care enoxaparin (Lovenox/Clexane), an additional 28 days (+/- 4) prophylaxis
with enoxaparin further reduced the risk of VTE events (2.
After several hundred years of theory development and research by scientists around the world, the American Heart Association (AHA) published the first document recommending prophylaxis
against bacterial endocarditis.
Over the past five years, GIANT's main aim has been to develop VTE prophylaxis
in Gulf countries, where National epidemiologic registries suggests that much more can be done in this field.
Can cranberry juice be a substitute for cefaclor prophylaxis
in children with vesicoureteral reflux?