- Somatostatin analogues for the treatment of enterocutaneous fistulas: a systematic review and meta-analysisShaun Coughlin
Department of General Surgery, University of Western Ontario, 1963 Beaverbrook Ave, London, ON, N6H 5X4, Canada
World J Surg 36:1016-29. 2012..Somatostatin analogues have been used in their treatment. The objective of the present study was to determine if somatostatin analogues shorten the time to closure of postoperative enterocutaneous fistulas compared to placebo...
- Better late than never? Impact of local analgesia timing on postoperative pain in laparoscopic surgery: a systematic review and metaanalysisShaun M Coughlin
Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Surg Endosc 24:3167-76. 2010..This study aimed to determine the effect of local anesthesia administered before laparoscopic surgery (preemptive anesthesia) on postoperative pain...
- Management of chest tubes after pulmonary resection: a systematic review and meta-analysisShaun M Coughlin
The Department of Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
Can J Surg 55:264-70. 2012..Chest tube suction appears to be superior to water seal in reducing the incidence of pneumothorax; however, the clinical significance of this finding is unclear...