drainage

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Clinical effects of closed suction drainage on wound healing in patients with head and neck cancer.
Twenty-six patients had suction drainage while 24 patients had closed simple drainage.
In a prospective randomised trial, Nigerian researchers Ezeome and Adebamowo (4) assessed the effectiveness of closed simple drainage versus closed suction drainage in the management of post-radical mastectomy wounds, and found no significant difference.