Invalidating anorectal dysfunctions are common after restorative rectal surgery. Improvement of functional results by the technically more demanding J-pouch has been demonstrated in comparison with the straight coloanal anastomosis. In the present multicenter randomized trial we assessed whether the J-pouch is also superior to the side-to-end coloanal anastomosis ...
A cuff is used to provide a form for curing fluid about the exterior of an end-to-end anastomosis site. The cuff includes a port through which fluid may be injected to reach an interior space defined between the exterior of tissue at the anastomosis site and the inner surface of the cuff. A circular stapler may be used as a mandrel for the cuff and fluid. Alternatively, inflatable balloons may be used as a mandrel. The curing fluid may comprise a mixture of fibrin and thrombin.
PURPOSE: Functional results after low anterior resection with straight coloanal anastomosis are poor. Although certain functional aspects are improved with
The experiments in this report were designed to evaluate the effect of superficial temporal-middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA) anastomosis on the course of middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusion by emboli while avoiding a vessel clipping technique as well as the use of long-acting barbiturate anesthesia. Dogs were divided into 3 general groups: A) embolus placement 1 h following anastomosis; B) embolus placement 5 h prior to anastomosis; C) control group without anastomosis. Anastomosis prior to MCA occlusion has a favorable clinical effect and reduces the size of an infarction. Anastomosis 5 h after embolus placement is deleterious unless other therapeutic modalities can be shown to delay the course of infarction. ...
Patient was in the right lateral decubitus position with the lower body slightly tilted to the left, and a left thoracoabdominal incision was performed. The cardiopulmonary bypass was established by a venous cannula placed in the right atrium through the left femoral vein and 2 arterial return cannulas inside both femoral artery and ascending aorta. If the proximal thoracic descending aorta was not involved by the aneurysm and was long enough for both clamping and anastomosis (usually Crawford extent III TAAA), proximal aortic anastomosis was performed under mild hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass and beating heart. otherwise, it was performed using an open technique with profound hypothermic circulatory arrest.. During our modified multiple branched graft replacement of TAAA, the proximal aortic anastomosis was performed first. After a proximal aortic clamp was placed just distal to the left subclavian artery or profound hypothermic circulatory arrest was established, a distal aortic clamp was ...
Distal anastomosis devices and associated methodology are described herein. Connector and connector components as well as tools associated therewith are disclosed. The connectors are preferably adapted to produce an end-to-side anastomosis at a graft/coronary artery junction. A fitting alone, or a fitting in combination with a collar may be used as a connector. Each fitting may be deployed by deflecting its shape to provide clearance for a rear segment that rotates about adjoining hinge section(s) so to fit the connector within an aperture formed in a host vessel. Upon return to a substantially relaxed position, a rear segment anchors the fitting it in place. The distal fitting may include additional side features for interfacing with the host vessel/coronary artery. The collar may include features complimentary to those of a fitting and provisions for strain relief and securing the graft vessel.
Distal anastomosis devices and associated methodology are described herein. Connector and connector components as well as tools associated therewith are disclosed. The connectors are preferably adapted to produce an end-to-side anastomosis at a graft/coronary artery junction. A fitting alone, or a fitting in combination with a collar may be used as a connector. Each fitting may be deployed by deflecting its shape to provide clearance for a rear segment that rotates about adjoining hinge section(s) so to fit the connector within an aperture formed in a host vessel. Upon return to a substantially relaxed position, a rear segment anchors the fitting it in place. The distal fitting may include additional side features for interfacing with the host vessel/coronary artery. The collar may include features complimentary to those of a fitting and provisions for securing the graft vessel.
Methods and devices use magnetic force to form a magnetic port in a hollow body. Additional methods and devices form anastomoses between two or more hollow bodies. First and second anastomotic securing components create a fluid-tight connection between the lumens of the hollow bodies. End-to-side, side-to-side and end-to-end anastomoses can be created without using suture or any other type of mechanical fasteners, although mechanical attachment structure may be used in conjunction with the magnetic attachment. The securing components have magnetic, ferromagnetic or electromagnetic properties and may include one or more materials, for example, magnetic and nonmagnetic materials arranged in a laminated structure. The system of anastomotic securing components may be used in many different applications including the treatment of cardiovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, forming AV shunts, etc. The system may be sized and configured for forming an anastomosis in or between a specific hollow body,
Head and neck anastomosis techniques present common aspects with any type of anastomosis but their localisation at the junction of the respiratory and digestive tracts makes them often delicate to perform. In the present article, we first review the different surgical indications and the laryngeal, tracheal, pharyngeal and oesophageal anastomosis techniques. The main types of flaps also used for this purpose are highlighted. We then review the cases observed during the 5 last years in our department, type and technique of surgery used. In this general review, we illustrate our stand point although aware of the multiple variants favoured by different schools. ...
INTRODUCTION. Conventional vascular anastomosis requires extensile exposure, circumferential dissection and temporary occlusion of the vessels. This technique was initially described by Alexis Carrel, in 1902[1], and despite several technical improvements it has remained basically the same.. Several devices for sutureless anastomosis were developed since that time, as grafts with rings[2], connectors[3], clips[4] and even magnets[5].. In complex aortic surgeries, the time to perform an anastomosis is related to ischemic and reperfusion injuries and can lead to renal failure, mesenteric ischemia and systemic inflammatory response. Thus, is advisable to simplify and shorten this period of the surgery.. In 2008, Lachat et al.[6] described a technique of sutureless anastomosis by telescoping a stent graft (Viabahn, W. L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) in order to facilitate complex vascular reconstruction in debranching procedures for thoracoabdominal aneurysms. The advantages of this technique ...
An apparatus for anastomosing an organ of a subject to be anastomosed such as patient comprises a pair of magnets being disposed to predetermined sites or regions of organs of the subject each other so as to be opposed through wall portions of the respective organs, the magnets being adsorbed to each other so as to form an anastomosis site having a through hole for making communication between the organ walls, a flexible soft guide wire detachably mounted to at least one of the paired magnets, and a guide tube inserted into a body of the subject with the guide wire being inserted therein, the guide tube coming into contact with a guide wire mount surface of the one of magnets so as to support the one magnet when the guide wire is removed from the one magnet and the guide tube being inserted into the through hole of the anastomosis site to maintain formation of the through hole.
A method and devices are provided for performing end-to-side anastomoses between the severed end of a first hollow organ and the side-wall of a second hollow organ utilizing transluminal approach with endoscopic assistance, wherein the first and second hollow organs can be secured utilizing a biocompatible glue, clips or by suturing. In an alternative embodiment, the method utilizes a modified cutter catheter which is introduced into the first hollow organ in combination with a receiver catheter which is introduced into the second hollow organ. The distal end of the receiver catheter includes a receiver cavity and a selectively activatable magnetic material. The magnetic material is selected so that it will interact with a magnetically susceptible material disposed in the distal end of the modified cutter catheter when the modified cutter catheter is disposed in proximity to the proposed site for anastomosis whereby the severed end of the first hollow organ is matingly engaged with the sidewall of the
An anastomotic device and method for receiving the free ends of anatomic tubular structures to be anastomosed, the device having a pair of ring members for securement to the free end of each of the tubular members to be anastomosed and the ring members having annular connecting structure which mate with each other to connect the ring members. Novel securement structure is associated with the annular connecting structure to enable the securement of the ring members in a fixed relationship at a predetermined distance from each other. Structure is provided to connect each tubular member free end over a ring member so that the free ends are positioned contiguous to each other around the connecting structure to enable the ends to grow together in an atmosphere outside the flow path of the tubular members to be anastomosed and approximate the outer surface of the tubular member.
The Cambridge Anastomosis Workshop is a practical hands-on intensive 4-day workshop covering a wide range of anastomoses - small and large bowel, oesophagus, stomach, vascular and urology. These are the fundamental techniques any surgeon must know. A leaking anastomosis usually kills the patient yet safe anastomoses can be reliably made. In the workshop, youll have each technique explained, then see it on live demonstration.. You will carry out the procedure under close supervision. You can expect to carry out over 20 anastomoses during the course and will have opportunities to examine them from the inside. Teaching is in a large lab in the Pathology Department with excellent facilities. Faculty members are surgeons with years of experience teaching practical surgical techniques.. Eligibility- Minimum of CT1 and designed for ST level trainees The course is held on Downing Site in their Path Lab ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - CO2‐welded venous anastomosis. T2 - Enhancement of weld strength with heterologous fibrin glue. AU - Cikrit, Dolores F.. AU - Dalsing, Michael C.. AU - Weinstein, Todd S.. AU - Palmer, Kevin. AU - Lalka, Stephen G.. AU - Unthank, Joseph L.. PY - 1990. Y1 - 1990. N2 - The milliwatt CO2 laser was used to perform end‐to‐end anastomoses in canine jugular veins. There was a high disruption rate (50%) in laser‐welded veins (n = 10). Fibrin glue (n = 17), formed from human fresh‐frozen plasma, enhanced the weld strength decreasing the disruption rate (18%), resulting in an 82% patency which nearly equaled the contralateral sutured vein patency (93%). The bursting strength was improved with fibrin glue. Transmural necrosis was present initially in all groups but extended for a longer distance in the vessel wall in laser‐welded anastomoses. Sutured anastomoses exhibited a greater inflammatory response. In laser‐welded anastomoses endothelial cells were not as confluent as in ...
Colectomy, Left End-to-End Anastomosis. In: Zollinger RM, Jr, Ellison E, Bitans M, Smith J. Zollinger R.M., Jr, Ellison E, Bitans M, Smith J Eds. Robert M. Zollinger, Jr, et al.eds. Zollingers Atlas of Surgical Operations New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011. http://accesssurgery.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=430§ionid=42074473. Accessed January 18, 2018 ...
A method and instruments used to performing an end-to-end anastomosis between two portions of intestinal tissue is disclosed. The method involves drawing a first portion of intestinal tissue over a portion of a bioabsorbable stent. The end of the first portion of intestinal tissue is everted on the stent to create a collar of exposed inner intestinal tissue. A second portion of intestinal tissue is drawn over the stent and over the exposed intestinal tissue. A bandage containing one adhesive compound selected from the group of an adhesive and an adhesive initiator is wrapped about the juncture. The other adhesive compound is applied to saturate the bandage and the combination of an adhesive and an adhesive initiator sets the adhesive to adhere the first portion and the second portion of adhesive to the bandage.
... , Faramarz Karimian, Karim Darbanian*, Ali Aminian, Rasoul Mirsharifi, Farhad Mehrkhani, Farshad Gharaee
A surgical instrument for performing an end-to-end anastomosis of first and second luminal structures includes a housing having an actuator attached thereto and a selectively removable loading unit attached to a distal end of the housing which supports any array of surgical fasteners at a distal end thereof. The surgical fasteners are simultaneously deformable upon activation of the actuator such that a distal end of each surgical fastener secures each end of each luminal structure to complete the end-to-end anastomosis wherein the resulting eversion is exterior to the luminal structures.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Safety, feasibility, and short-term outcomes of laparoscopic ileal-pouch-anal anastomosis. T2 - A single institutional case-matched experience. AU - Larson, David W.. AU - Cima, Robert R.. AU - Dozois, Eric J.. AU - Davies, Michael. AU - Piotrowicz, Karen. AU - Barnes, Sunni A.. AU - Wolff, Bruce. AU - Pemberton, John. PY - 2006/5/1. Y1 - 2006/5/1. N2 - OBJECTIVE: To compare safety and short-term outcomes of 100 laparoscopic ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) versus 200 conventional open IPAA patients. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Outcomes of laparoscopic IPAA (LAP-IPAA) have been incompletely characterized. Previous reports are characterized by small numbers of patients and rarely include case-matched or randomized trial methodology. This report describes 100 LAP-IPAA patients case matched to 200 open IPAA patients. METHODS: Between 1998 and 2004, 100 consecutive LAP-IPAA patients (75 laparoscopic assisted, 25 hand assisted) were identified and case matched to 200 open IPAA control ...
Results: After exclusion of 10 noninformative pregnancies, perinatal, double, and any survival rates were 61%, 44%, and 77%, respectively. When an anastomosis was detected at each of the 3 time points, perinatal and double survival rates were higher than when one was not (at first treatment, perinatal survival 83% versus 53%, respectively, P = .003; double survival 78% versus 33%, P , .001). Perinatal and double survival (P ,= .01) were poorer with more advanced stage, but any survival rates were not influenced by stage or anastomosis detection. Multiple logistic regression demonstrated that anastomosis detection at treatment increased the chance of perinatal (odds ratio [OR] 5.1, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.6, 15.9) and double survival (OR 19.3, 95% CI 2.7, 138), independently of stage. For stages I-III at treatment, anastomosis detection predicted better perinatal (100% versus 63%, 100% versus 59%, and 83% versus 44%, respectively) and double survival rates (100% versus 52%, 100% versus ...
Of 2609 relevant studies, 16 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) met our inclusion criteria. Nine RCTs (n=473) compared straight coloanal anastomosis (SCA) to the colonic J pouch (CJP). Up to 18 months postoperatively, the CJP was superior to SCA in most studies in bowel frequency, urgency, fecal incontinence and use of antidiarrheal medication. There were too few patients with long-term bowel function outcomes to determine if this advantage continued after 18 months postop. Four RCTs (n=215) compared the side-to-end anastomosis (STE) to the CJP. These studies showed no difference in bowel function outcomes between these two techniques. Similarly, three RCTs (n=158) compared transverse coloplasty (TC) to CJP. Similarly, there were no differences in bowel function outcomes in these small studies. Overall, there were no significant differences in postoperative complications with any of the anastomotic strategies. ...
When a vein segment is grafted into arterial circulation, biomechanical forces stimulate modification of its structure. This morphological adaptive response is progressive during a medium or long term and occludes the vessel lumen, leading to a graft failure. The objective of this study was to characterize the early morphological response of the vascular wall in a terminal-terminal vascular vein graft model in Wistar rats. A segment of the femoral vein was placed in the femoral circulation. An end to end microsurgical graft anastomosis technique was implemented and standardized in twenty rats. The samples were processed with histological technique to analyze the overall structure with hematoxylin and eosin, the composition of the vessel wall with Masson trichrome technique, the proliferating and smooth muscle cells were detected with immunohistochemistry (anti-PCNA, anti-actin and anti CD68) and the induction of apoptosis with TUNEL technique. The times periods studied were 1, 3 and 5 days ...
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that the PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System achieved its primary endpoint in a large,
A tool for performing anastomosis connects two tissue structures end-to-end. A clamp holds each tissue structure. The clamps are movable relative to one another, and are registered together such that the flaps of one tissue structure are pressed against the corresponding flaps of the other tissue structure when the clamps come together. Each flap of one tissue structure is connected to a corresponding flap on the other corresponding tissue structure with at least one connector.
A total of 116 one-layer end-to-end anastomoses of the colon and the rectum in 112 patients were studied. Three patients died postoperatively (2.6 per cent). Significant disruption of anastomosis requiring a diverting colostomy occurred in five patie
Logistic regression was used in both univariate and multivariate modelling.. The team used the methods to identify independent preoperative variables associated with the presence of intraoperative leak.. Model parameters were estimated by the maximum likelihood method. From these estimates, odds ratios with 95% confidence intervals were computed.. The investigators found no postoperative anastomotic leaks or mortalities in these series.. Overall, endoscopic evaluation of the gastrojejunostomy resulted in the detection of 16% of intraoperative leaks.. The team noted a difference in the incidence of intraoperative leakage for patients, with 21% older than 40 years, and 10% in those younger than 40 years. In the initial 91 cases, the gastrojejunostomy was performed by the end-to-end anastomosis technique.. The team reported that the subsequent 249 were performed with a combination of linear stapling and handsewn technique. There was a non-significant trend to less leakage in 12% with end-to-end ...
A ring for use in anastomosis. Preferably, the ring is integrally formed from metal, and includes a ring portion and tines and docking members that extend from the ring portion. The ring portion and tines are malleable, and preferably also the docking members are malleable. The ring portion and tines are malleable in the sense that once deformed from a first shape into a second shape, they will not relax back into the first shape from the second. To install the ring in a vessel with the ring portion extending around an incision or other orifice, the tines pierce the tissue around the orifice and are curled against an anvil. The action of curling the tines inverts the tissue near the orifice edges to expose the inside surface of the vessel or organ. Other aspects of the invention are a method and apparatus for installing an anastomosis ring in an incision or other orifice in a vessel or other organ, a method and apparatus for precisely aligning two anastomosis rings (each installed in an incision or
Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis ...
LifeLike BioTissues Vesico - Urethral Anastomosis Holder SUTURES AND BEHAVES LIKE REAL TISSUE Our Vesico-Urethral Anastomosis Holder is designed to practice resection of the urethra to the bladder. The metal clamp allows for the adjustment or replacement of the bladder. This product is to be used with the LifeLikeBiot
MY VIRTUAL ANASTOMOSIS, is a digital portal that interactively connects scholars in training with expert faculty. The main goal is to help scholars develop their practical surgical skills, and to maximize the training effect through ongoing, personalized feedback provided by an expert surgeon-evaluator. Together with Ethicons Anastomotic Skills labs and the Arroyos Anastomotic Simulator, winner of the EACTS 2011 Ethicon CARDIOVACULAR SIMULATION AWARD, My Virtual Anastomosis delivers a comprehensive educational continuum for development of technical surgical skills in one of the key areas of cardiovascular surgery. ...
a cross-connection between two blood vessels; an interconnection between any two channels, passages or vessels; the surgical creation of a connecting passage between blood-vessels or other channels. Chabner, Davi-Ellen. 2007. The Language of Medicine. 8th ed. Saunders Elsevier, Missouri
RESULTS: In the period of study,19 patients aged over 90 underwent surgery in emergency department for complicated CRC. Of the total, 52.63% were female, with sex ratio F: M of 1.11: 1. Mean age was 92.52 years (range: 90-97 years; SD 1.49). Preoperative assessment of surgical risk was made using American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score. There was no statistically significant difference in terms of in-hospital mortality between patients with ASA score ≤ 3 and patients with an ASA score >3. Primary anastomosis was performed in 6 of 19 patients (31.57%), all of whom had right-side colon cancer. Diverting stoma was created for 12 of 19 patients (63.15%). There was a statistically significant difference in incidence of postoperative complications between patients with right-side colon cancer and patients with left-side colon cancer (p=0.0498). Mean length of hospital stay was 12.78 days (range: 2 31 days; SD 6.31). In-hospital mortality rate was 21.05% (n=4). At follow up, overall ...
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The anastomosis device according to the present invention is a one piece device for connecting a graft vessel to a target vessel without the use of conventional sutures. The anastomosis device includes a frame for receiving and holding the end of a graft vessel in an everted position and first and second spreading members configured to be inserted into an opening in the target vessel. The first and second spreading members are arranged substantially in a plane for insertion into an opening in a target vessel, and are moved away from one another to capture the edges of the opening in the target vessel securing the graft vessel to the target vessel. One version of the anastomosis device includes a plurality of linkages arranged in two rows for grasping opposite sides of an opening in the target vessel. A portion of the linkages fold outward to trap vessel walls on opposite sides of the opening in the target vessel. The anastomosis devices greatly
Research conducted in our laboratory focuses on the fundamental aspects of fluid mechanics and mass transport that are involved in the modulation of mammalian cell function. Special attention is given to the cells in the arterial circulation and to the development of tissue-engineered vascular implants.. Our research activities include the development of instrumentation and methods for the accurate in vitro evaluation of cell function in variable mechanical environments. A main objective is to develop experimental models and theoretical analysis that will provide a good description of the dynamic process occurring in the arterial surface in early atherosclerosis. We are interested in the identification of physical mechanisms involved in cell pathobiology. In specific, we study cell communication, adhesion and injury in well controlled disturbed flow fields in vitro.. Three dimensional numerical simulations of the fluid flow in models of graft anastomosis and arterio-venous reconstructions are ...
I am looking for a CPT for a Laparoscopic segmental colon resection of the cecum without anastomosis. Dx was benign polyp. Can anyone help????
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An anastomosis is performed using a mounting structure mounted on the outside of at least one vessel. The mounting structure includes a flexible mounting structure that is attached to the vessel by a
From question on page 763 A repeat Doppler duplex ultrasound was performed which revealed a filiform circumscript stenosis at the site of the portal vein anastomosis, leading to blood flow acceleration up to 100 cm/s (fig 1A). A computed tomography scan confirmed the stenosis in the ...
A three-piece anastomotic coupling device for end-to-end anastomosis of tubular members consisting of two open bore cylindrical adaptors and an open bore cylindrical connector. Each end of a tubular member is passed through the axial bore of an adaptor and everted over the end thereof. The adaptors are then inserted into opposite ends of the connector until the everted ends of the vessel abut under light compression. Integral locking means are provided to secure the adaptors and tubular members of the connector piece.
Regardless of continuous improvements in surgical technique, intestinal anastomotic failure persists as a relevant surgical problem. Treatment …
RESULTS: The interventions consisted of below-knee bypasses in 132 cases in group 1 (73%) and in 45 cases in group 2 (33%; P , .001); 48 patients in group 1 (27%) and 88 patients in group 2 (67%; P , .001) had distal tibial anastomosis. Patients in group 1 had more frequently adjunctive procedures performed at distal anastomotic sites to improve run-off status. Postoperative and long-term medical treatment consisted of single antiplatelet therapy in 93 cases (52%) in group 1 and in 64 cases (48%, P = ns) in group 2, of double antiplatelet therapy in 18 cases (10%) in group 1 and in four cases (3%; P = .05) in group 2 and of oral anticoagulants in 69 patients in group 1 (38%) and in 65 (49%; P = .02) in group 2. Mean duration of follow-up was 28.3 ± 21.4 months; 308 patients (98%) had at least one postoperative clinical and ultrasonographic examination and 228 (72%) reached at least a 1-year follow-up. Estimated 48-month survival rates were 76.6% in group 1 and 72.7% in group 2 (P = , .9, ...
The Quest Spectrum fluorescence imaging system visualizes perfusion of organs during open or laparoscopic surgery procedures like colorectal anastomoses.
Surgical workshop - designed especially for medical students in all years of study and especially to those who are interested in surgical disciplines. It is focused on basic sewing techniques of surgical wounds (surgical knots, skin and subcutaneous suture by various techniques) and hollow organs (vascular and intestinal anastomosis), which will be carried out on presentation models. ...
Background: Fibrin-based biological adhesives are used for tissue adhesion improving the outcome of gastrointestinal sutures. The objective was to assess the effectiveness of fibrin-based biological adhesives for prevention of anastomotic leakage in high-risk gastrointestinal anastomoses. Methods: A randomized clinical trial was designed to recruit patients underwent a rectal resection surgery. A subgroup of patients with rectal anastomosis were recruited from 2 different hospital centres. Patients in which a biological fibrin-based biological adhesive was applied to the suture line (study group) were compared versus a control group under standard practice. The main outcome measures was presence or absence of leakage and need for reoperation. Results: Thirty seven patients underwent a rectal resection and anastomosis. In 21 standard practice was applied and a fibrin-based adhesive was used in 16. Fourteen patients (37.8%) had a clinical or subclinical anastomotic leak, 11 belonging to control group
Colorectal anastomotic complications are dreaded and dramatically affect outcomes. Causes are multifactorial, with the size of the end-to-end anastomosis (
Congenital long segment megacolon is still a serious therapeutic problem. It is generally accepted that conservative treatment without surgical intervention will not give satisfactory results. The purpose of this case report is to show how subtotal colectomy and anastomosis cecorectalis is the operation of choice. At the Childrens Hospital in Zagreb we have had only two cases on which we performed cecorectal anastomosis. The patients general condition and enormous dilatation of the ganglionic region indicated surgery and only anus praeter bipollaris was performed on the colon ascendens. The second operation took place one year after the first operation. At the second operation we performed subtotal colectomy with cecorectal anastomosis. The postoperative clinical course was without complications. The wound cured regularly. Digitorectal examination revealed no anomalies in the anastomosis. The children had 1-2 stools daily. After six months we performed a check up examination with irigography, ...
ASA 2018 Abstracts: Better Function With A Colonic J-pouch Or A Side-to-end Anastomosis? A Randomized Controlled Trial To Compare The Complications, Functional Outcome And Quality Of Life In Patients With Low Rectal Cancer After A J-pouch Or A Side-to- End Anastomosis