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Antibiotics for brain abscesses in people with cyanotic congenital heart disease

  1. Pagakrong Lumbiganon*,
  2. Arnkisa Chaikitpinyo

Editorial Group: Cochrane Heart Group

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 25 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004469.pub3


How to Cite

Lumbiganon P, Chaikitpinyo A. Antibiotics for brain abscesses in people with cyanotic congenital heart disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004469. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004469.pub3.

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Khon Kaen, Thailand

*Pagakrong Lumbiganon, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen Univeristy, Khon Kaen, 40002, Thailand. paglum@kku.ac.th.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

SEARCH

 
Characteristics of excluded studies [ordered by study ID]

StudyReason for exclusion

Abdullah 2001Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (60 cases).

British Society 2000Literature review on the antimicrobial treatment of brain abscess.

Gonzalez-Garcia 1999Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (100 cases).

Hirsch 1983Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess in children (34 cases).

Jansson 2004Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (66 cases).

Lu 2002Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (125 cases).

Mampalum 1988Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (102 cases).

Seneviratne Rde 2003Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (41 cases).

Yang 1981Not a randomized controlled trial: reported on a case series of brain abscess (400 cases).