Single layer suture by manual or mechanical stapling technique in esophagojejunostomy after total gastrectomy.

Abstract

Manual single layer suturing procedures were used for esophagojejunostomy in end-to-side fashion after total gastrectomy in 30 patients with upper gastric carcinoma involving the esophagus. Only one minor suture line leak was observed in spite of the anastomosis without any other seromuscular reinforcing sutures. Transabdominal, highly placed… (More)

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@article{Sannohe1981SingleLS, title={Single layer suture by manual or mechanical stapling technique in esophagojejunostomy after total gastrectomy.}, author={Yuki Sannohe and Ryoichi Hiratsuka and Kae Doki}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={1981}, volume={142 3}, pages={403-6} }