Prophylactic intra-abdominal drainage following colorectal anastomoses. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Am J Surg 2020; 219: 164-174.
Published: 25th August 2020
Authors: Podda M, Di Saverio S, Davies JR, Atzeni J, Balestra F, Virdis F et al.
There were four RCTs that included 1120 patients. The rate of anastomotic leak was similar: 8.5 per cent with drain, 7.6 per cent without; P=0.57. All other adverse outcome rates were similar.Pubmed Link
You may also be interested in
Simple versus complex preoperative carbohydrate drink to preserve perioperative insulin sensitivity in laparoscopic colectomy. A randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2020; 271: 819-826
Authors: Karimian N, Kaneva P, Donatelli F, Stein B, Liberman AS, Charlebois P et al.
Early versus standard closure of temporary ileostomy in patients with rectal cancer: a randomized controlled trial. J Surg Oncol 2019; 120: 249-299
Authors: Kuliavas J, Dulskas A, Kryzauskas M, Pauza K, Kilius A, Rudinskaite G et al.
Intracorporeal or extracorporeal ileocolic anastomosis after laparoscopic right colectomy. A double-blinded randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2019; 270: 762-767.
Authors: Allaix M, Degiuli M, Bonino MA, Arezzo A, Mistrangelo M, Passera R et al.
Disease-free survival and local recurrence after laparoscopic-assisted resection or open resection for rectal cancer. The Australasian Laparoscopic Cancer of the Rectum Randomized Clinical Trial. Ann Surg 2019; 269: 596-602.
Authors: Stevenson ARL, Solomon M, Brown CSB, Lumley JW, Hewett P, Clouston A et al.
Disease-free survival and local recurrence for laparoscopic resection compared with open resection of stage II to III rectal cancer. Follow-up results of the ACOSOG Z6051 randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2019; 269: 589-595.
Authors: Fleshman J, Branda ME, Sargent DJ, Boller AM, George VV, Abbas MA et al.
Intraperitoneal local anesthetic instillation and postoperative infusion improves functional recovery following colectomy. A randomized controlled trial. Dis Colon Rectum 2018; 61: 1205-1216.
Authors: Duffield JA, Thomas ML, Moore JW, Hunter RA, Wood C, Gentili S et al.
Liposomal bupivacaine transversus abdominis plane block versus epidural analgesia in a colon and rectal surgery enhanced recovery pathway. A randomized clinical trial. Dis Colon Rectum 2018; 61: 1196-1204.
Authors: Felling DR, Jackson MW, Ferraro J, Battaglia MA, Albright JJ, Wu J et al.
Bowel obstruction and ventral hernia after laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer in a randomized trial (COLOR II). Ann Surg 2019; 269: 53-57.
Authors: Petersson J, Koedam TW, Bonjer HJ, Andersson J, Angenete E, Bock D et al.
Single-incision laparoscopy versus multiport laparoscopy for colonic surgery: a multicenter, double-blinded, randomized controlled trial. Ann Surg 2018; 268: 740-746.
Authors: Maggiori L, Tuech JJ, Cotte E, Lelong B, Denost Q, Karoui M et al.
Randomized clinical trial of epidural compared with conventional analgesia after minimally invasive colorectal surgery. J Am Coll Surg 2017; 225: 622-630.
Authors: Hanna MH, Jafari MD, Jafari F, Phelan MJ, Rinehart J, Sun C et al.
Impact of elemental diet on early recovery after laparoscopic colectomy: findings of a randomized controlled trial. Surg Today 2017; 47: 166–173.
Authors: Shichinohe T, Sasaki T, Kitashiro S, Morita T, Ono K, Senmaru N et al.
Mesorectal excision with or without lateral lymph node dissection for clinical stage II/III lower rectal cancer (JCOG0212): a multicenter, randomized controlled, noninferiority trial. Ann Surg 2017; 266: 201-207.
Authors: Fujita S, Mizusawa J, Kanemitsu Y, Ito M, Kinugasa Y, Komori K et al.