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Mechanical bowel preparation for elective colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis

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Published in Archives of Surgery. 2004, vol. 139, no. 12, p. 1359-64;discussion1365
Abstract There is little scientific evidence to support the routine practice of mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) before elective colorectal surgery in order to minimize the risk of postoperative septic complications.
Keywords Cathartics/administration & dosageColon/surgeryHumansPostoperative Complications/prevention & controlPreoperative CareRandomized Controlled Trials as TopicRectum/surgerySurgical Procedures, Elective
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PMID: 15611462
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BUCHER, Pascal Alain Robert et al. Mechanical bowel preparation for elective colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis. In: Archives of Surgery, 2004, vol. 139, n° 12, p. 1359-64;discussion1365. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:41041

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