Drainage procedure

Known as: Drainage, drain, drainage action 
In medicine, to remove fluid as it collects; or, a tube or wick-like device used to remove fluid from a body cavity, wound, or infected area.
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To assess the effectiveness of radiotherapy in preventing tumour seeding after chest drain or pleural… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVE In this prospective, observer-masked clinical study, we evaluated if insertion of a drain had a significant role in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate prophylactic pelvic drainage and other factors that might be associated… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECT Staphylococcal ventriculitis may be a complication in temporary external ventricular drains (EVDs). The limited… (More)
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2003
2003
Febrile temperatures commonly are seen after total knee arthroplasty, but their source and importance are unclear. The goal of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that routine intraperitoneal drainage is not required after pancreatic resection. SUMMARY… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
We performed a randomized, double-blind study on the effect of tranexamic acid on blood loss and blood transfusions in 40 primary… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE In the period January 1990 to September 1997, 70 patients, aged under 6 years were treated for hydrocephalus with a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE A prospective, randomized trial was performed to determine if intra-abdominal drainage catheters are necessary after… (More)
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1990
1990
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of pancreaticogastrostomy as an alternative method of restoring… (More)
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