1 Digestive Diease Center, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Alcohol abuse appears to increase postoperative complications, but clinical trials have reported conflicting results. The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to clarify how alcohol drinking affects postoperative surgical site infection and anastomotic leakage and to determine the impact of perioperative alcohol intervention.
Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery : Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 2014, Vol 18, Issue 2, p. 414-25