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This is the Scientific Surgery Archive, which contains all randomized clinical trials in surgery that have been identified by searching the top 50 English language medical journal issues since January 1998. Compiled by Jonothan J. Earnshaw, former Editor-in-Chief, BJS

Randomized comparison of gastric tube reconstruction with and without duodenal diversion plus Roux-en-Y anastomosis after esophagectomy. Ann Surg 2020; 272: 48-54.

Published: 25th August 2020

Authors: Yano M, Sugimura K, Miyata H, Motoori M, Tanaka K, Omori T et al.


Sixty patients were included and followed for one year. Reconstruction with Roux-en-Y anastomosis reduced gastric reflux (P=0.012), thus improving quality of life, and prevented delayed gastric emptying.

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