Garenoxacin as a prophylactic anti-infective in hydropneumothorax: a case study report

Shahid Haider, Anoop L. Hajare, K. Krishnaprasad, Amit Bhargava

Abstract


Pneumothorax appears to be a common clinical state. Iatrogenic pneumothorax occurs commonly after procedures such as transthoracic needle biopsy, pleural biopsy, positive pressure ventilation, etc. Diagnosis of iatrogenic pneumothorax is often delayed. Broad spectrum anti-infectives appear to be beneficial in reducing the infections, especially when chest drains are inserted. Garenoxacin, a potent quinolone with its unique structural modification appears to have an edge over other respiratory quinolones.


Keywords


Pneumothorax, Iatrogenic, Garenoxacin, Chest drain

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