The impact of surgically placed, intraperitoneal drainage on morbidity and mortality after pancreas resectione- A systematic review & meta-analysis

Schorn S., Nitsche U., Demir I. E. , Scheufele F., Tieftrunk E., Schirren R., ...More

PANCREATOLOGY, vol.18, no.3, pp.334-345, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pan.2018.02.013
  • Title of Journal : PANCREATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.334-345


Background: Although routinely used, the benefit of surgically placed intraperitoneal drains after pancreas resection is still under debate. To assess the true impact of intraperitoneal drains in pancreas resection, a systematic review with meta-analysis was performed.