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Interrupted versus continuous suture technique for biliary-enteric anastomosis: randomized clinical trial.

Seifert L, von Renesse J, Seifert AM, Sturm D, Meisterfeld R, Rahbari NN et al.

BJS Open 2023; 7: zrac163.

Bile leak rates were similar (14.6 per cent interrupted versus 10.3 per cent continuous sutures) in this study that included 82 procedures.

Comment: No advantage in using interrupted sutures, which took longer.

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