TITLE

Primary Anastomosis in the Treatment of Acute Disease of the Unprepared Left Colon

AUTHOR(S)
Trillo, Carlos; Paris, Mark F.; Brennan, John T.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Sep1998, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p821
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates experiences with primary anastomosis of the unprepared left colon in urgent and emergent cases. Existence of stapled anastomoses in patients undergoing anastomosis without protective colostomy; Obstruction from colorectal carcinoma; Perforation from pseudomembraneous enterocolitis; Complications include atelectasis and wound infection.
ACCESSION #
1052790

 

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