Randomized multicentre trial comparing external and internal pancreatic stenting during pancreaticoduodenectomy.

@article{Jang2016RandomizedMT,
  title={Randomized multicentre trial comparing external and internal pancreatic stenting during pancreaticoduodenectomy.},
  author={J-Y Jang and Yerim Chang and S-W Kim and Seung Ho Choi and S J Park and S E Lee and C-S Lim and Mee Joo Kang and Hyun Joo Lee and Jin S. Heo},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={668-675}
}
BACKGROUND There is no consensus on the best method of preventing postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). This multicentre, parallel group, randomized equivalence trial investigated the effect of two ways of pancreatic stenting after PD on the rate of POPF. METHODS Patients undergoing elective PD or pylorus-preserving… CONTINUE READING