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Table 1 Eligibility criteria

From: Abdominal drainage versus no drainage after distal pancreatectomy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Surgical indication for open or minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy
• Aged 18 years and over
• Ability of subject to understand character and individual consequences of the clinical trial
• Informed consent provided
• The subject has a surgical indication for pancreatic resection with a pancreaticojejunal anastomosis
• American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status classification ≥ IV
• Impaired mental state or language problems of the subject
• Participation in another interventional trial with interference of intervention and outcome of this trial