Effect of preoperative biliary drainage on bacterial flora in bile of patients with periampullary cancer


Scheufele F., Aichinger L., Jaeger C., Demir I. E. , Schorn S., Sargut M., ...More

BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.104, no.2, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/bjs.10450
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY

Abstract

BackgroundPatients with obstructive jaundice due to periampullary tumours may undergo preoperative biliary drainage (PBD). The effect of PBD on the microbiome of the biliary system and on postoperative outcome remains unclear.