Flush aortic tie versus selective preservation of the ascending left colic artery in low anterior resection for rectal carcinoma.

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The effects of two methods of colonic vascular ligation were studied in 143 consecutive patients who underwent low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision and full mobilization of the splenic flexure. Either the ascending left colic artery (ALCA) was selectively preserved (n = 52) or a flush aortic ligation was performed (n = 91). In those with a… (More)

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@article{Corder1992FlushAT, title={Flush aortic tie versus selective preservation of the ascending left colic artery in low anterior resection for rectal carcinoma.}, author={Aaron Corder and Nariman D. Karanjia and J. D. Williams and R. Heald}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1992}, volume={79 7}, pages={680-2} }