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Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma

  1. Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy1,*,
  2. Senthil Kumar2,
  3. Brian R Davidson1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008533.pub3


How to Cite

Gurusamy KS, Kumar S, Davidson BR. Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD008533. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008533.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Department of Surgery, London, UK

  2. 2

    Queens Hospital, Directorate of Surgery, Romford, Essex, UK

*Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Department of Surgery, Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital,, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. 'Risk of bias' graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. 'Risk of bias' summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma, Outcome 1 Survival.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma, Outcome 2 Peri-operative morbidity.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma, Outcome 3 Quality of life.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma, Outcome 4 Gastric outlet obstruction.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma, Outcome 5 Operating time.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma, Outcome 6 Hospital stay.