Roux-en-Y versus Billroth I reconstruction after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a meta-analysis.

@article{Xiong2013RouxenYVB,
  title={Roux-en-Y versus Billroth I reconstruction after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Jun-Jie Xiong and Kiran Altaf and Muhammad Ahsan Javed and Quentin M Nunes and Wei Huang and Gang Mai and Chun-lu Tan and Rajarshi Mukherjee and Robert Sutton and Wei-Ming Hu and Xu-bao Liu},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={1124-34}
}
AIM To conduct a meta-analysis to compare Roux-en-Y (R-Y) gastrojejunostomy with gastroduodenal Billroth I (B-I) anastomosis after distal gastrectomy (DG) for gastric cancer. METHODS A literature search was performed to identify studies comparing R-Y with B-I after DG for gastric cancer from January 1990 to November 2012 in Medline, Embase, Science Citation Index Expanded and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials in The Cochrane Library. Pooled odds ratios (OR) or weighted mean… CONTINUE READING
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