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Prophylactic gastrojejunostomy for unresectable periampullary carcinoma

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy,

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    1. Royal Free Hospital and University College School of Medicine, University Department of Surgery, London, UK
    • Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, University Department of Surgery, Royal Free Hospital and University College School of Medicine, 9th Floor, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London, NW3 2QG, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

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  • Senthil Kumar,

    1. Queens Hospital, Directorate of Surgery, Romford, Essex, UK
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  • Brian R Davidson

    1. Royal Free Hospital and University College School of Medicine, University Department of Surgery, London, UK
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine whether prophylactic gastrojejunostomy should be used routinely in people with unresectable periampullary cancer undergoing laparotomy or laparoscopy based on differences in survival, peri-operative morbidity, quality of life, and the incidence of gastric outlet obstruction.

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