Pancreatic stump closure using only stapler is associated with high postoperative fistula rate after minimal invasive surgery


YÜKSEL A. O. , BOSTANCI E. B. , ÇOLAKOĞLU M. K. , ULAŞ M., ÖZER İ., Karaman K., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.29, no.2, pp.191-197, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2018.17567
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-197

Abstract

Background/Aims: Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality after distal pancreatectomy (DP). The aim of the present study is to determine the risk factors that can lead to POPF.