The pancreatic transection method during distal pancreatectomy is thought to influence postoperative fistula rates. Yet, the optimal technique for minimizing fistula occurrence is still unclear. The present randomized controlled trial compared stapled versus ultrasonic transection in elective distal pancreatectomy.

A randomized controlled trial of stapled versus ultrasonic transection in distal pancreatectomy

Landoni, Luca;De Pastena, Matteo;Fontana, Martina;Malleo, Giuseppe;Esposito, Alessandro;Casetti, Luca;Marchegiani, Giovanni;Paiella, Salvatore;Pea, Antonio;Ramera, Marco;Borin, Alex;Giardino, Alessandro;Frigerio, Isabella;Bassi, Claudio;Butturini, Giovanni;Salvia, Roberto
2022

Abstract

The pancreatic transection method during distal pancreatectomy is thought to influence postoperative fistula rates. Yet, the optimal technique for minimizing fistula occurrence is still unclear. The present randomized controlled trial compared stapled versus ultrasonic transection in elective distal pancreatectomy.
Distal pancreatectomy
Pancreatic fistula
Stapler
Ultrasonic dissection
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