Delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy

  title={Delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy},
  author={Mena M. Hanna and Rahul Gadde and Casey J. Allen and Jonathan P. Meizoso and Danny Sleeman and Alan Livingstone and Nipun B. Merchant and Danny Yakoub},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  volume={202 2},
BACKGROUND Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) remains an unsolved complication after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) with conflicting reports of its cause. We aimed to compare the effect of surgical techniques involving the stomach in PD in lowering the risk of postoperative DGE. METHODS Online search and review of key bibliographies in PubMed, Medline, Embase, Scopus, Cochrane, and Google Scholar was performed. Studies comparing PD surgical techniques were identified. Primary outcome was… CONTINUE READING
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