Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, October 26th, 2007
"We performed fixation of the greater omentum to the peritoneum to prevent DGE and other complications in patients undergoing left hepatectomy with lymphadenectomy for cholangiocarcinoma. Patients undergoing left hepatectomy with lymphadenectomy for cholangiocarcinoma were divided into a fixation group (n = 9) and a nonfixation group (n = 10). In the fixation group, the greater omentum was sutured to the peritoneum 3cm from the greater curvature of the stomach to prevent contact between the stomach and the cut surface of...
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