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Postoperative negative-pressure incision therapy after liver transplant (PONILITRANS study): A randomized controlled trial.

Lopez-Lopez V, Hiciano-Guillermo A, Martinez-Alarcon L, Sanchez-Bueno F, Robles-Campos R, Ramirez P.

Surgery 2023; 173: 1072-1078.

In this study that included 108 procedures, the vacuum dressing did not reduce the rate of surgical site infection: 7.4 versus 13 per cent in controls, P=0.34.

Comment: No benefit after this procedure.

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