Reply to Letter to the Editor “Pancreatic Fistula Following Distal Pancreatectomies. It's better Not Looking for It”

Reply to Letter to the Editor “Pancreatic Fistula Following Distal Pancreatectomies. It's... Annals of Surgery  Volume 267, Number 3, March 2018 Letters to the Editor clinically relevant pancreatic fistula removal drainage after pancreatectomy has REFERENCES occurred in 22.2% of the patients in the not been shown to reduce intraabdominal 1. Kawai M, Hirono S, Okada K, et al. Randomized 12,13 stapler closure group and in 6.2% of the PJ abscess and pancreatic fistula. controlled trial of pancreaticojejunostomy versus stapler closure of the pancreatic stump during distal group (P ¼ 0.080). PJ for the pancreatic Once again, we thank correspondents pancreatectomy to reduce pancreatic fistula. Ann stump might offer a potential reduction for their interest in our article and their com- Surg. 2016;264:180–187. of clinically relevant pancreatic fistula in ments, which provided some useful sugges- 2. Bassi C, Molinari E, Malleo G, et al. Early versus cases with a thick pancreas, although there tions. We, as pancreatic surgeons, should late drain removal after standard pancreatic resec- was no statistical significance. In addition, make further efforts to confirm appropriate tions: results of a prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg. 2010;252:207–214. our previous study reported that a thicker stump technique for DP. 3. Yoshioka R, Saiura A, Koga R, et al. Risk factors pancreas http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgery Wolters Kluwer Health

Reply to Letter to the Editor “Pancreatic Fistula Following Distal Pancreatectomies. It's better Not Looking for It”

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
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0003-4932
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Annals of Surgery  Volume 267, Number 3, March 2018 Letters to the Editor clinically relevant pancreatic fistula removal drainage after pancreatectomy has REFERENCES occurred in 22.2% of the patients in the not been shown to reduce intraabdominal 1. Kawai M, Hirono S, Okada K, et al. Randomized 12,13 stapler closure group and in 6.2% of the PJ abscess and pancreatic fistula. controlled trial of pancreaticojejunostomy versus stapler closure of the pancreatic stump during distal group (P ¼ 0.080). PJ for the pancreatic Once again, we thank correspondents pancreatectomy to reduce pancreatic fistula. Ann stump might offer a potential reduction for their interest in our article and their com- Surg. 2016;264:180–187. of clinically relevant pancreatic fistula in ments, which provided some useful sugges- 2. Bassi C, Molinari E, Malleo G, et al. Early versus cases with a thick pancreas, although there tions. We, as pancreatic surgeons, should late drain removal after standard pancreatic resec- was no statistical significance. In addition, make further efforts to confirm appropriate tions: results of a prospective randomized trial. Ann Surg. 2010;252:207–214. our previous study reported that a thicker stump technique for DP. 3. Yoshioka R, Saiura A, Koga R, et al. Risk factors pancreas

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Annals of SurgeryWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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