Biologická léčba a riziko komplikací v perioperačním období

Title in English Biological treatment and the risk of perioperative complications


Year of publication 2015
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Anesteziologie & intenzivní medicína
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Surgery incl. transplantology
Keywords biological treatment; perioperative period; infection
Description So far, there is no consensus whether to stop biological treatment prior to elective surgery. The result of retrospective studies are very heterogenous, because the retrospective study design and the relatively small numbers of individuals studies considerably limit the interpretation of the data. The risk of infection is greatest at the beginning of the administration of biological treatment. Current recommendations are in favour of interrupting biological treatment in the perioperative period. We present a recommendation on the management of biological treatment before surgery.

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