Stapled esophagojejunal anastomoses: particular aspects of minimally invasive surgery and comparison with manual anastomoses--a single team experience.

@article{Tudor2012StapledEA,
  title={Stapled esophagojejunal anastomoses: particular aspects of minimally invasive surgery and comparison with manual anastomoses--a single team experience.},
  author={Stefan Tudor and Alfonso Ant{\'o}n and Raluca Roxana Purnichescu-Purtan},
  journal={Chirurgia},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={169-73}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Surgery remains a mainstay of current approaches for the treatment of gastric cancer. Since the introduction of the first mechanical stapling devices, a debate started about whether mechanical staplers or manual suture produce better results. METHODS 88 patients operated by a single team between January 2004 and November 2011 were included in this study: 14 patients underwent minimally invasive total gastrectomy and 74 patients had an open total gastrectomy. Manual suture… CONTINUE READING
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