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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2018.17567
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-197
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes

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.