TITLE

Laparoscopic duodenal atresia repair using surgical U-clips: a novel technique

AUTHOR(S)
Valusek, Patricia; Spilde, Troy; KuoJen Tsao; Peter, Shawn; III, George; Ostlie, Daniel; Valusek, Patricia A; Spilde, Troy L; Tsao, KuoJen; St Peter, Shawn D; Holcomb, George W 3rd; Ostlie, Daniel J
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Surgical Endoscopy;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1023
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Laparoscopic repair of duodenal atresia has been reported. Reports to date have indicated use of standard laparoscopic suturing and knot tying. Unfortunately, there has been a high leak rate associated with the technique. We report our technique of using U-clips for the duodenoduodenostomy, thus limiting trauma to the duodenum during the anastomosis and less risk for postoperative leakage.
ACCESSION #
25684360

 

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