Intraperitoneal drains move.

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Date publication

avril 2018


Journal of visceral surgery


Membres identifiés du Cancéropôle Est :
Dr FACY Olivier, Pr ORTEGA DEBALLON Pablo, Pr RAT Patrick

Tous les auteurs :
Gilbert A, Ortega-Deballon P, Di Giacomo G, Cheynel N, Rat P, Facy O


The use of surgical drains is the subject of much debate but they continue to be commonly used. The phenomenon of drain migration from their desired position following surgery has not been studied. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of the displacement of surgical drains among patients undergoing abdominal gastrointestinal surgery.

Mots clés

Intra-abdominal infection, Postoperative morbidity, Surgery, Surgical drainage


J Visc Surg. 2018 Apr;155(2):105-110