Adult and Pediatric Antibiotic Prophylaxis during Vascular and IR Procedures
September 28, 2018
Last Updated Month/Year
November 28, 2022
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Country of Publication
Antibiotic prophylaxis for IR procedures therefore aims to clear bacterial contamination from the bloodstream to prevent a systemic inflammatory reaction (ie, sepsis) or the seeding of foreign material (eg, a stent) or necrotic tissue created during embolization or ablation.
Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult
Health Care Settings
Hospital, Operating and recovery room, Radiology services
Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant
D019072 - Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Chehab MA, Thakor AS, Tulin-Silver S, Connolly BL, Cahill AM, Ward TJ, et al. Adult and Pediatric Antibiotic Prophylaxis during Vascular and IR Procedures: A Society of Interventional Radiology Practice Parameter Update Endorsed by the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe and the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018;29(11):1483-1501.e2.