J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Jul;91(1):234-240
From the Department of Surgery (B.M.T.), The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio; Department of Surgery (C.W.P.), Emory University School of Medicine; Division of Acute Care Surgery (C.W.P., R.B.G.), Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia; Department of Surgery (D.M.T., K.Y.), Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania; Department of Surgery (J.M.S., D.P.K.), Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana; Department of Trauma, Critical Care, and General Surgery (M.D.Z., M.C.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Department of Surgery (D.D.Y.), Jackson Memorial Hospital-University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida; and Division of Acute Care Surgery (R.B.G.), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.
Background: Antimicrobial guidance for common bile duct (CBD) stones is limited. We sought to examine the effect of antibiotic duration on infectious complications in patients with choledocholithiasis and/or gallstone pancreatitis.
Methods: We performed a post hoc analysis of a prospective, observational, multicenter study of patients undergoing same admission cholecystectomy for choledocholithiasis and gallstone pancreatitis between 2016 and 2019. Read More