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Does mechanical bowel preparation have a role in preventing postoperative complications in elective colorectal surgery?
|Published in||Swiss Medical Weekly. 2004, vol. 134, no. 5-6, p. 69-74|
|Abstract||mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) consists of orthograde fluid preparation to clean the bowel. MBP is considered to prevent postoperative complications.|
|Keywords||Anastomosis, Surgical — Antibiotic Prophylaxis — Cathartics — Colon/surgery — Digestive System Surgical Procedures/methods — Enema — Fecal Incontinence/etiology — Humans — Odds Ratio — Postoperative Complications/prevention & control — Preoperative Care — Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic — Rectum/surgery — Reoperation — Surgical Procedures, Elective/methods — Surgical Wound Infection|
|Research group||Chirurgie viscérale (104)|
|BUCHER, Pascal Alain Robert et al. Does mechanical bowel preparation have a role in preventing postoperative complications in elective colorectal surgery?. In: Swiss Medical Weekly, 2004, vol. 134, n° 5-6, p. 69-74. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:41072|