Meta-analysis of preoperative surgical skin preparation with CHA vs PI was .. Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for surgical-site antisepsis. PDF | Since the patient’s skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical- site infection, optimization of preoperative skin antisepsis may. Chlorhexidine–Alcohol versus Povidone–Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis. Article in Yearbook of Vascular Surgery · January with 21 Reads.

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A total of subjects in the chlorhexidine-alcohol group and in the povidone-iodine group qualified for the intention-to-treat analysis. WHO guidelines on hand hygiene lovidone-iodine health care: Since the patient’s skin is a major source of pathogens that cause surgical-site infection, optimization of preoperative skin antisepsis may decrease postoperative infections. Article Tools Surgival-site this article. Similar results were observed in the per-protocol analysis of the patients who remained in the study during the day follow-up period.

Chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine as preoperative skin preparation to prevent surgical site infection: Chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone iodine at cesarean delivery: Adverse events were similar in the two study groups.

Six RCTs with a total of 2, patients were included in the meta-analysis. Surgical site infection remains substantial problems to surgeons and patients as it increases the morbidity, mortality, length of stay, hospital cost, rate of re-admission, and rate of re-surgery. Antisespis literature search was conducted through the PubMed database on November A comparison of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for eliminating skin flora before genitourinary prosthetic surgery: Related Items Author’s work.


Included studies were RCTs with the year of publication up to which compared the use of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine in its effectiveness reducing surgical site infection in adult patients.

Measuring inconsistency in meta-analyses. We hypothesized that preoperative skin cleansing with chlorhexidine-alcohol is more protective against infection than is povidone-iodine. We randomly assigned adults undergoing clean-contaminated surgery in six hospitals to preoperative skin preparation with either chlorhexidine-alcohol scrub or povidone-iodine scrub and paint.

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. Secondary outcomes included individual types of surgical-site infections. Spine Phila Pa N Engl J Med. Hospital infection control practices atnisepsis committee. Preoperative skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine is more effective than povidone-iodine in preventing surgical site infection.

Thyrotoxicosis induced by topical iodine application. Antiseptic effectiveness with fibroblast preservation. Keywords chlorhexidine-alcohol; povidone-iodine; skin antisepsis; surgical site infection. User Username Password Remember me. Povidone-iodinee quality of the study was assessed using Jadad Score. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. Review Manager RevMan [Computer program]. Preoperative cleansing of the patient’s skin with chlorhexidine-alcohol is superior to cleansing with povidone-iodine for preventing surgical-site infection after clean-contaminated surgery.

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Comparison of the efficacy of chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone iodine as preoperative skin preparation for the prevention of surgical site infections in clean-contaminated upper abdominal surgeries. Analyses comparing the antimicrobial activity and safety of current antiseptics: Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative antisepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery.


The overall rate of surgical-site infection was significantly lower in the chlorhexidine-alcohol group than in the povidone-iodine group 9.

The evidence of heterogeneity and publication bias was also assessed.

Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis.

Systematic review and ofr analysis comparing use of chlorhexidine with use of iodine for preoperative skin antisepsis to prevent surgical site infection. How to cite item.

Guideline for prevention of surgical site infection, Efficacy and safety of povidone-iodine underscored. Chlorhexidine-alcohol was significantly more protective than povidone-iodine against both superficial incisional infections 4. J Med Assoc Thai.

Chlorhexidine-Alcohol versus Povidone-Iodine for Surgical-Site Antisepsis.

The primary outcome was any surgical-site infection within 30 days after surgery. Efficacy of surgical preparation solutions in shoulder surgery. Ann Burns Fire Disasters.

Author’s work Hide Show aantisepsis. A meta-analysis was conducted in the included study to obtain a pooled estimate of the effect size.

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