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By Guillermo Supelano General surgeon, cyclist, runner, alpinist. A guy who found happinnes in his everyday activities!
Uma R Phatak, Winston M Chan, Debbie F Lew, Richard J Escamilla, Tien C Ko, Curtis J Wray, Lillian S Kao
BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic cholecystectomies can be performed at night in high-volume acute care hospitals. We hypothesized that nonelective nighttime laparoscopic cholecystectomies are associated with increased postoperative complications. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a single-center retrospective review of consecutive laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients between October 2010 and May 2011 at a safety-net hospital in Houston, Texas. Data were collected on demographics, operative time, time of incision, length of stay, 30-day postoperative complications (ie, bile leak/biloma, common bile duct injury, retained stone, superficial surgical site infection, organ space abscess, and bleeding) and death...
October 2014: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
E C Jesus, A Karliczek, D Matos, A A Castro, A N Atallah
BACKGROUND: There is little agreement on prophylactic use of drains in anastomoses in elective colorectal surgery despite many randomized clinical trials. Results of these trials are contradictory, quality and statistical power of these individual studies have been questioned. Once anastomotic leakage has occurred it is generally agreed that drains should be used for therapeutic purposes. However, on prophylactic use no such agreement exists. OBJECTIVES: Comparison of safety and effectiveness of routine drainage and non-drainage regimes after colorectal surgery...
October 18, 2004: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
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