Prophylactic Antibiotics for Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction

Published: 13 September 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/w97zfj92zd.1
Chien-Liang Fang


This retrospective case series involved 108 patients who underwent immediate breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric perforator flap in Ditmanson Medical Foundation Chia-Yi Christian Hospital between 2012 and 2019. Patients were divided into three groups based on prophylactic antibiotic duration: 1 day, 3 days and >7 days for patients with drains Data were analyzed between January and April, 2021.