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Table 2 Comparison of primary outcome, duration of operatively-placed drains, by surgery type and presence of POPF

From: Standardization of early drain removal following pancreatic resection: proposal of the “Ottawa pancreatic drain algorithm”

 Pre-intervention (median, days)Post-intervention (median, days)p value
Distal pancreatectomy (DP)
 without POPF640.06
 with POPF14330.66
Pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD)
 without POPF650.04
 with POPF2425.50.73