Systematic review of the definition and measurement of anastomotic leak after gastrointestinal surgery

@article{Bruce2001SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of the definition and measurement of anastomotic leak after gastrointestinal surgery},
  author={J. Bruce and Z. Krukowski and G. Al-Khairy and E. Russell and K. Park},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={88}
}
Anastomotic leak after gastrointestinal surgery is an important postoperative event that leads to significant morbidity and mortality. Postoperative leak rates are frequently used as an indicator of the quality of surgical care provided. Comparison of rates between and within institutions depends on the use of standard definitions and methods of measurement of anastomotic leak. The aim of this study was to review the definition and measurement of anastomotic leak after oesophagogastric… Expand
Systematic review of methods to predict and detect anastomotic leakage in colorectal surgery
Management of anastomotic leakage after rectal surgery: a review article.
The management and outcome of anastomotic leaks in colorectal surgery
Emerging Trends in the Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Leakage
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 88 REFERENCES
A randomised study of colostomies in low colorectal anastomoses.
Single-layer continuous anastomosis in gastrointestinal surgery: a prospective audit.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...