Routine Drainage of the Operative Bed Following Elective Distal Pancreatectomy Does Not Reduce the Occurrence of Complications

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  • Background: : Routine drainage of the operative bed following elective pancreatectomy remains controversial. Data specific to distal pancreatectomy (DP) have not been examined in a multi-institutional collaborative.
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  • Behrman SW; Zarzaur BL; Parmar A; Riall TS; Hall BL; Pitt HA
  • Start Page

  • 72
  • End Page

  • 79
  • Volume

  • 19
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  • 1