Rifaximin plus cefotaxime versus cefotaxime alone in treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in patients with cirrhosis
Background/purpose of the study Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is a cause of significantly higher morbidity and mortality in patients with cirrhosis. This study was conducted to assess the effect of adding rifaximin to cefotaxime in treatment of SBP. Materials and methods The study was a prospective one that involved 98 patients with cirrhosis with SBP, who were divided randomly into ... Read more