International Journal of Hepatology / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Improved Survival with the Patients with Variceal Bleed

Table 1

Antibiotics compared to placebo in acute variceal bleed.

AuthorOutcomeDrugsPlacebo (n)
Antibiotics (n)

Pauwels et al. [27]Bacterial infectionsciprofloxacin and a amoxicillin and clavulanic acid343053% versus 13%
Soriano et al. [30]Bacterial infectionNorflox596010% versus 37%
Hsieh et al. [28]Bacterial infectionciprofloxacin606045% versus 10%
Jun et al. [29]Bacterial infectionCefotaxime625816% versus 3%

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