Pylorus resection does not reduce delayed gastric emptying after partial pancreatoduodenectomy: a blinded randomized controlled trial (PROPP Study, DRKS00004191). Ann Surg 2018; 267: 1021-1027.

Published: 9th August 2018

Authors: Hackert T, Probst P, Knebel P, Doerr-Harim C, Bruckner T, Klaiber U et al.


Delayed gastric emptying occurred in 25.3 per cent after pylorus preserving procedures compared with 31.2 per cent after pylorus resecting procedures (P=0.2), in this study that included 188 patients.

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