Azad Ali Lashari, Abdul Malik Sangri, Fozia Unar, Ali Gohar Bozdar, Bushra Noor Khuhro, K Azad Lashari
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Comparison of Postoperative Complications between Drain versus Without Drain Placement

Azad Ali Lashari, Abdul Malik Sangri, Fozia Unar, Ali Gohar Bozdar, Bushra Noor Khuhro, K Azad Lashari



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ABSTRACT

Aim: To examine the frequency of complications in patients those were undergoing surgical treatment for the gall stone disease and comparison between two different procedures i.e. with and without drain placement.

Study design: Comparative/observational study

Place & duration of study: Department of Surgery, Khairpur Medical College KhairpurMirsfrom1st January 2019 to 30th June 2020.

Methodology: Two hundred and fifty patients of both genders underwent surgical treatment for gall stone disease was included. Patients were ages between 20-70 years. Patients were divided into 2-groups. Group I (with drain placement) and Group II (without drain placement) and comprised 125 patients equally. Symptoms and signs have been reported. In both classes, postoperative complications have been investigated. Sequencing was carried out at 3 months after surgery.

Results: There were 80(64%) patients were females and 45(36%) were males in group I while in group II 88(70.4%) females and 37(29.6%) males. All the patients received laparoscopic cholecystectomy. According to the complications Group II (without drain placement) had most complications than Group I (with drain placement).

Conclusion: The risk of complications in patients who received cholecystectomy without drainage was higher.

Keywords: Without drain,Drain placement, Complication, Mortality,Gall stone disease



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