Influence of Drain Placement on Postoperative Pain Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: Randomized Controlled Trial

Gundogan E., KAYAALP C., AKTAŞ A., Saglam K., Sansal M., Gokler C., ...More

OBESITY SURGERY, vol.28, no.11, pp.3499-3504, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11695-018-3374-x
  • Journal Name: OBESITY SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3499-3504
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


There is currently no evidence to support the routine use of an abdominal drain following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Our aim was to investigate drain use in laparoscopic RYGB and its effects on postoperative pain.