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Does mechanical bowel preparation have a role in preventing postoperative complications in elective colorectal surgery?

Published inSchweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 134, no. 5-6, p. 69-74
Publication date2004
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
Citation (ISO format)
BUCHER, Pascal Alain Robert et al. Does mechanical bowel preparation have a role in preventing postoperative complications in elective colorectal surgery? In: Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, 2004, vol. 134, n° 5-6, p. 69–74.
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