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Systematic review and meta-analysis of case-matched studies comparing open and laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: is it a safe procedure?

Authors
  • Pericleous, Stephanos
  • Middleton, Nicos
  • McKay, Siobhan Chloe
  • Bowers, Kaye Amelia
  • Hutchins, Robert Rayner
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pancreas
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2012
Volume
41
Issue
7
Pages
993–1000
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e31824f3669
PMID: 22836858
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study represents the strongest evidence (level 3a) to date that LDPs are a safe operation. However, there is still a need for randomized controlled trials to confirm this.

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