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Is prophylactic pelvic drainage useful after elective rectal or anal anastomosis? A multicenter controlled randomized trial. French Association for Surgical Research.
OBJECTIVE We investigated the role of drainage in the prevention of complications after elective rectal or anal anastomosis in the pelvis. Anastomotic leakage after colorectal resection is moreExpand
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Laparoscopic treatment of acute small bowel obstruction: A multicentre retrospective study
Background:  Laparoscopic surgery is thought to promote early recovery and quicker return to bowel function. The objective was to evaluate the rate and predictive factors of success, the causes ofExpand
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Prophylactic abdominal drainage after elective colonic resection and suprapromontory anastomosis: a multicenter study controlled by randomization. French Associations for Surgical Research.
BACKGROUND Only 4 controlled trials have investigated whether prophylactic abdominal drainage was of value after colonic resection. None have been able to find any statistically significantExpand
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Omentoplasty in the prevention of anastomotic leakage after colonic or rectal resection: a prospective randomized study in 712 patients. French Associations for Surgical Research.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of omentoplasty (OP) in the prevention of anastomotic leakage after colonic or rectal resection. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA It has been proposed that OP--wrapping theExpand
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Imatinib mesylate-induced acute hepatitis in a patient treated for gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
We report the first case of hepatocellular injury occurring in a patient treated for metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) with imatinib mesylate, with two positive rechallenges includingExpand
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Aberrant biliary ducts (vasa aberrantia): Surgical implications
SummaryAberrant biliary ducts (vasa aberrantia) represent a morphological anomaly rather than an anatomical variation of the biliary tree. They have been recognised by anatomists for many years. TheyExpand
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[Treatment of post-operative ventral hernia: elementary biomechanical basis. Report of 51 cases treated by mersilene mesh (author's transl)].
Elementary functional anatomy of the normal abdominal wall and following incisional hernia are described. The treatment of postoperative hernia should be based on this: its object is to restore theExpand
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Rupture séro-musculeuse de l'œsophage après vomissement : une cause rare d'hémothorax
We report a case of seromuscularis rupture of the oesophagus occurring after an episode of vomiting and revealed by a left hemothorax. Diagnosis was established at thoracoscopy and was related to theExpand
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[Metastatic obstruction of the small bowel revealing or complicating squamous-cell lung cancer. Two cases and a review of the literature].
Gastrointestinal metastasis from lung cancer is exceptional and generally asymptomatic. Other secondary localizations are often present. Metastastic dissemination may involve any portion of theExpand
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[Damage control laparotomy for haemorragic abdominal trauma. A retrospective multicentric study about 109 cases].
AIM OF THE STUDY Damage control laparotomy is a new approach to the more severe abdominal traumas. It stems from a better understanding of the physiopathology of the haemorragic shock. PATIENTS ANDExpand
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