Tawfik Khoury, Wisam Sbeit: Antibioprophylaxis in Endoscopic Ultrasound guided Fine Needle Aspiration in Pancreatic Cysts: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (J Gastroenterol Hepatol .)

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Antibioprohylaxis (ABP) for pancreatic cystic lesion is still a debated clinical indication. Although professional societies guidelines still recommend ABP in endoscopic ultrasound-fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) for pancreatic cystic lesions (PCL) this standard of care recommendation was based on old and weakly planned studies with a small number of patients. Herein, in this work, we provide a critical review with pooled data analysis of the available literature. 

Last Updated Date : 04/08/2022