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    • Drainage or nondrainage in elective colorectal anastomosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Karliczek, A.; Jesus, E. C.; Matos, D. [UNIFESP]; Castro, A. A. [UNIFESP]; Atallah, A. N. [UNIFESP]; Wiggers, T. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006-05-01)
      Background There is little agreement on prophylactic use of drains in anastomoses in elective colorectal surgery despite many randomized clinical trials. Once anastomotic leakage occurs it is generally agreed that drains ...

    • Timing of renal replacement therapy initiation in acute renal failure: A meta-analysis 

      Seabra, Victor F.; Balk, Ethan M.; Liangos, Orfeas; Sosa, Marie Anne; Cendoroglo, Miguel [UNIFESP]; Jaber, Bertrand L. (Elsevier B.V., 2008-08-01)
      Background: Some studies have suggested that early institution of renal replacement therapy (RRT) might be associated with improved outcomes in patients with acute renal failure (ARF).Study Design: A systematic review and ...