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What is the infection risk of oesophageal dilatations?
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PMID:  9835433     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: Oesophageal dilatation is associated with a high incidence of bacteraemia. The organisms most commonly responsible were alpha-haemolytic streptococci. We recommend the use of antibiotic prophylaxis as a routine measure prior to oesophageal dilatation.
A Bautista-Casasnovas; R Varela-Cives; E Estévez Martínez; J A Jardón Bahía; P R Barca; T Dargallo Carbonell; A Villanueva Jeremias; S Cadranel; R Tojo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-01-29     Completed Date:  1999-01-29     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  901-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Servicio de Cirugía Pediátrica, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago, Santiago of Compostela, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Bacteremia / etiology*
Burns, Chemical / complications
Child, Preschool
Dilatation / adverse effects*
Esophageal Stenosis / chemically induced,  therapy*
Prospective Studies
Comment In:
Eur J Pediatr. 2000 Jan-Feb;159(1-2):136   [PMID:  10653352 ]

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