Anastomotic Leak

Known as: Leakages, Anastomotic, Anastomotic Leaks, Leak, Anastomotic 
Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory… (More)
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1947-2018
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Review
2016
Review
2016
The intra-operative air leak test (ALT) is a common intraoperative test used to identify mechanically insufficient anastomosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy is the standard treatment for curable gastric cancer in eastern Asia. Whether the… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Several definitions for pancreatic leakage after pancreaticodoudenectomy exist, and the reported range of 2–50% underscores this… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Anastomotic dehiscence is the most severe surgical complication after large bowel resection. This study was designed to assess… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND There is evolving interest in auditing and credentialling the performance of surgeons. The incidence of anastomotic… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The impact of anastomotic leakage on immediate postoperative mortality in patients undergoing potentially curative… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
INTRODUCTION Anastomotic leakage is a major complication of colorectal surgery causing a significant increase in 30-day mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability of intraoperative laser-Doppler measurements in predicting the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Although the acute postoperative complications of a cervical esophagogastric anastomosis are less than those with an… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Clinically evident anastomotic dehiscence was studied in 1466 patients who had undergone resection of a large-bowel… (More)
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