Management of postoperative complications after hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery (HPB) – a proof of concept study

Benno Cardini, Annemarie Weißenbacher, Rupert Oberhuber, Matthias Zitt, Reinhold Kafka-Ritsch, Stefan Schneeberger, Johann Pratschke & Robert Öllinger
Introduction: Complications after HPB surgery are life-threatening conditions eventually requiring reoperations. In this study a concept of immediate placement of sufficient 2-canal drains in the anastomotic region after liver- and pancreas-resection was analyzed retrospectively in order to decrease[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]