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Procalcitonin level used for determining length of antibiotic treatment in peritonitis and intra-abdominal infections. Hypothesis is that length of antibiotic use can be shortened by this method.
Prospective randomized trial
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Secondary or Tertiary Peritonitis
University Hospital of Lausanne
University of Lausanne Hospitals
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:34-0400
-Consecutive patients of decompensated cirrhosis of any etiology, presenting to the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences hospital with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis will be evaluate...
The objective of the present study is to evaluate the a prior hypothesis that treatment with icodextrin during acute peritonitis would improve the treatment outcomes of peritonitis complic...
The main objective of this study is to describe the pharmacokinetics of the prescribed echinocandins for septic shock with secondary peritonitis for which intra-abdominal fungal infection ...
Cefepime is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in treating CAPD peritonitis. However, medical knowledge has been lacking with regard to its pharmacokinetic profile after it has been administ...
The purpose of this observational study is to investigate the management and the complications associated wtih surgically treated peritonitis. Data will be analysed to answer pre-defined ...
Very few cases of secondary peritonitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae have been described in the literature, and they have been found to occur mostly in patients with predisposing factors. Here, ...
Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis also called as abdominal cocoon is a less understood condition mostly due to idiopathic causes and sometimes secondary to tuberculosis or peritoneal dialysis. This...
There is growing recognition of the worsening problem of antibiotic resistance and the need for antibiotic stewardship in low-resource settings. The aim of this study was to describe antibiotic use an...
Introduction Fungal infection of the peritoneum has become more common in recent years, the most common cause of which is Candida. Candida peritonitis is considered as a severe disease and is regarde...
INFLAMMATION of the PERITONEUM lining the ABDOMINAL CAVITY as the result of infectious, autoimmune, or chemical processes. Primary peritonitis is due to infection of the PERITONEAL CAVITY via hematogenous or lymphatic spread and without intra-abdominal source. Secondary peritonitis arises from the ABDOMINAL CAVITY itself through RUPTURE or ABSCESS of intra-abdominal organs.
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
Any mixture of secondary, tertiary, or quaternary protein molecules which appear as clumps in or outside the cell.
A medical facility which provides a high degree of subspecialty expertise for patients from centers where they received SECONDARY CARE.
An isomer of butanol that contains a tertiary butyl group that consists of three methyl groups, each separately attached to a central (tertiary) carbon.