An audit of results of a no-drainage practice policy after hepatectomy Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bile Duct Neoplasms
  • Bile Ducts, Extrahepatic
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Preoperative Care

abstract

  • The 84% of patients not operatively drained had no greater adverse outcome. After hepatic resection, routine drainage of the abdomen is unnecessary.

publication date

  • November 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0002-9610(02)00998-4

PubMed ID

  • 12433610

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 441

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 184

number

  • 5