Mechanical bowel preparation in gynaecological surgery - are we doing more harm than good?

Botha, M. H. (2007-11)

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Bowel preparation is still regarded as standard practice before extensive gynaecological surgery. It is requested routinely if there is a potential malignancy or if multiple adhesions are expected. This widely used practice is coming under increasing scrutiny, and our dogma needs to change.

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