Sanjay Harrison1, Srinivasaiah N2* and Harrison Benziger3
1Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Northern Deanery, UK
2Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, St. Mark’s Hospital, UK
3Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mother Hospital, UK
Stapled bowel anastomosis has become an integral part of routine surgical practice. Anastomotic leak remains one of the most feared post-operative complications. Described is a technical tip, which provides an adequate tissue approximation and improved vascularity for healing.
Intestines; Anastomosis; Technique; Leakage; Peritonitis
Harrison S, Srinivasaiah N, Benziger H. Stapled Bowel Anastomosis: A Technical Tip. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1195.