Anastomotic disruption after large bowel resection.

@article{Nasirkhan2006AnastomoticDA,
  title={Anastomotic disruption after large bowel resection.},
  author={M. Nasirkhan and F. Abir and W. Longo and R. Kozol},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 16},
  pages={
          2497-504
        }
}
  • M. Nasirkhan, F. Abir, +1 author R. Kozol
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • World journal of gastroenterology
  • Anastomotic disruption is a feared and serious complication of colon surgery. Decades of research have identified factors favoring successful healing of anastomoses as well as risk factors for anastomotic disruption. However, some factors, such as the role of mechanical bowel preparation, remain controversial. Despite proper caution and excellent surgical technique, some anastomotic leaks are inevitable. The rapid identification of anastomotic leaks and the timely treatment in these cases are… CONTINUE READING
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