Burden of adhesions in abdominal and pelvic surgery: systematic review and met-analysis

@inproceedings{Broek2013BurdenOA,
  title={Burden of adhesions in abdominal and pelvic surgery: systematic review and met-analysis},
  author={Richard P. G. ten Broek and Yama Issa and Evert J P van Santbrink and Nicole D Bouvy and Roy F P M Kruitwagen and Johannes J Jeekel and Erica A. Bakkum and Maroeska Rovers and Harry van Goor},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the disease burden of the most important complications of postoperative abdominal adhesions: small bowel obstruction, difficulties at reoperation, infertility, and chronic pain. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analyses. DATA SOURCES Searches of PubMed, Embase, and Central, from January 1990 to December 2012, without restrictions to publication status or language. STUDY SELECTION All types of studies reporting on the incidence of adhesion related complications were… CONTINUE READING
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