BASICS study results posted in the Lancet

  • by Anthony Shorrock
  • 06/03/2019 19:25:43
Image of ventriculoperitoneal shunt positioned in cross section of human head

BASICS study shows use of antibiotic-impregnated VPS reduces infections

The BASICS study has just published results in The Lancet, which show that brain shunts impregnated with antibiotics (Bactiseal©) significantly reduce infections rates in patients having surgery for hydrocephalus. See further information in the University of Liverpool's news:

Liverpool University News - BASICS
Author: Anthony Shorrock
Categories: Trial Related
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BASICS study results posted in the Lancet

BASICS study shows use of antibiotic-impregnated VPS reduces infections