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  • Meta-analysis of Omental Procedures with PD Catheter Placement

    Should removal (omentectomy) or fixation in place (omentopexy) of the curtain of omentum tissue be routine when a PD catheter is placed? In 15 studies (with low-to-moderate evidence), omental procedures reduced the risk of a need to remove the PD catheter. There were no differences in catheter malposition, migration, or peritonitis.

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    Tags: Omentectomy, Omentopexy, Omentum Tissue, PD Catheter, Catheter Malposition, Migration, Peritonitis