HAnd Suture Versus STApling for Closure of Loop Ileostomy (HASTA Trial): results of a multicenter randomized trial (DRKS00000040).

@article{Loeffler2012HAndSV,
  title={HAnd Suture Versus STApling for Closure of Loop Ileostomy (HASTA Trial): results of a multicenter randomized trial (DRKS00000040).},
  author={Thorsten Loeffler and Inga Rossion and Thomas Bruckner and Markus K Diener and Moritz Koch and Moritz von Frankenberg and Julius Pochhammer and O Thomusch and Thomas Kijak and Thomas Simon and Andr{\'e} L Mihaljevic and Matthias Kr{\"u}ger and Erwin Stein and Gerald Prechtl and Ren{\'e} Hodina and Walter Michal and Roland Strunk and Karl Henkel and J{\"o}rg Bunse and Gregor Jaschke and Dirk Politt and Hans Peter Heistermann and Mathis Fu\sser and Claas Lange and Achim Stamm and Andreas Vosschulte and Ralf Holzer and Lars Ivo Partecke and Emanuel Burdzik and Hubert M Hug and Steffen P. Luntz and Meinhard Kieser and Markus W. B{\"u}chler and J{\"u}rgen Weitz},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={256 5},
  pages={828-35; discussion 835-6}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of the HASTA trial was to compare hand suture versus stapling loop ileostomy closure in a randomized controlled trial. BACKGROUND Bowel obstruction is one of the main and the clinically and economically most relevant complication following closure of loop ileostomy after low anterior resection. The best surgical technique for closure of loop ileostomy has not been defined yet. METHODS HASTA trial is a multicenter pragmatic randomized controlled surgical trial with 2… CONTINUE READING