Major Lung Resections Using Manual Suturing Versus Staplers During Fiscal Crisis.

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AbstractObjective: During fiscal crisis there was a period of shortage of staplers in our hospital, which drove us to manual suturing of bronchi and pulmonary vessels during major lung resections. We present our experience during that period in comparison to a subsequent period when staplers became available again. METHODS A total of 256 lobectomies and… (More)

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@article{Potaris2015MajorLR, title={Major Lung Resections Using Manual Suturing Versus Staplers During Fiscal Crisis.}, author={Konstantinos Potaris and Emmanuil Kapetanakis and K. N. Papamichail and Elena Midvighi and Alexis Verveniotis and Fotios Parissis and Demetrios Apostolou and Vaios Tziortziotis and Spiridoula Maimani and Evangelia Pouliara and Gregorios Vogiatzis and Stamatis Kakaris and Marios Konstantinou}, journal={International surgery}, year={2015} }