Authors: Francisco Reyes, Arthur Malkani, Francisco Casas, Daniel Cuellar
RECOMMENDATION: The most appropriate perioperative prophylactic antibiotic is a fi rst or second-generation cephalosporin (i.e., cefazolin or
cefuroxime) administered intravenously within 30 to 60 minutes prior to incision as a single- and weight-adjusted dose.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Strong
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 90%, Disagree: 8%, Abstain: 2% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)am01