1 December 2022
Influence of the retrocolic versus antecolic route for alimentary tract reconstruction on delayed gastric emptying after pancreatoduodenectomy. A multicenter, noninferiority randomized controlled trial.
Toyama H, Matsumoto I, Mizumoto T, Fujita H, Tsuchida S, Kanbara Y, et al.
Ann Surg 2021; 274: 935-944.
This multicentre trial included 212 procedures. The rate of delayed gastric emptying was similar: 15.6 per cent after retrocolic, and 12.6 per cent after antecolic reconstruction. The rates of other complications were also similar.
Comment: Hasn’t this been studied enough now?
1 January 2022Read paper
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