Non-suture methods of vascular anastomosis.

  title={Non-suture methods of vascular anastomosis.},
  author={Clark J. A. M. Zeebregts and Robin H. Heijmen and Jan J A M van den Dungen and Reinout van Schilfgaarde},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={90 3},
BACKGROUND The main aim of performing a vascular anastomosis is to achieve maximal patency rates. An important factor to achieve that goal is to minimize damage to the vessel walls. Sutures inevitably induce vascular wall damage, which influences the healing of the anastomosis. Over time, several alternatives to sutures have become available. METHODS A Medline literature search was performed to locate English, German and French language articles pertinent to non-suture methods of vascular… CONTINUE READING