2023 journal article

Assessment of the impact of intravenous antibiotics treatment on gut microbiota in patients: Clinical data from pre-and post-cardiac surgery

Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 12.

By: L. Xue*, Y. Ding*, Q. Qin*, L. Liu*, X. Ding*, Y. Zhou*, K. Liu*, R. Singla* ...

MeSH headings : Humans; Aged; Gastrointestinal Microbiome; Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics; Vitamin K 2 / pharmacology; Cardiac Surgical Procedures; Feces / microbiology
TL;DR: The composition of the gut microbiota had a significant change post-intravenous antibiotics treatment in cardiac surgery patients, and the richness and diversity of gut microbiota are increased in elderly patients. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: August 6, 2023

Background and aimsSurgical site infection is a common complication after surgery. Periprocedural antibiotics are necessary to prescribe for preventing or treating infections. The present study aimed to explore the effect of intravenous antibiotics on gut microbiota and menaquinone biosynthesis in patients, especially in elderly patients undergoing cardiac surgery.