Efficacy of a dual-ring wound protector for prevention of surgical site infections after pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients with intrabiliary stents: a randomized clinical trial. Ann Surg 2018; 268: 35-40.

Published: 15th October 2018

Authors: Bressan A, Aubin J-M, Martel G, Dixon E, Bathe O, Sutherland F et al.


The wound protector reduced surgical site infection from 44 to 21.1 per cent (P=0.01) in this study that included 107 procedures.

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