Multiple large bowel resections: potential risk factor for anastomotic leak.

@article{Kalogera2013MultipleLB,
  title={Multiple large bowel resections: potential risk factor for anastomotic leak.},
  author={Eleftheria Kalogera and Sean C. Dowdy and Andrea Mariani and Amy L. Weaver and Giovanni Damiano Aletti and Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez and William A. Cliby},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={130 1},
  pages={213-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Identify risk factors of anastomotic leak (AL) after large bowel resection (LBR) for ovarian cancer (OC) and compare outcomes between AL and no AL. METHODS All cases of AL after LBR for OC between 01/01/1994 and 05/20/2011 were identified and matched 1:2 with controls for age (±5 years), sub-stage (IIIA/IIIB; IIIC; IV), and date of surgery (±4… CONTINUE READING