Interposition of a Jejunal Segment as an Alternative One-Stage Operation for Acute Left Colon Obstruction

Abstract

Much debate surrounds the one-stage surgical management of acute left colon obstruction. Many surgeons are still reluctant to perform primary anastomosis in unprepared bowel fearing the risk of anastomotic dehiscence. Although intraoperative lavage and subtotal colectomy have recently proved effective for preventing fecal loading, both of these procedures… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005950200154

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@article{Hershko2002InterpositionOA, title={Interposition of a Jejunal Segment as an Alternative One-Stage Operation for Acute Left Colon Obstruction}, author={Dan D. Hershko and Bishara Bishara and James H. Paxton and Bruce W. Robb and Curtis Jackson Wray and Arie Eitan}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={2002}, volume={32}, pages={804-808} }