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Endoscopic Management of Postoperative Stapled Anastomosis Bleeding

Arunkumar Krishnan, Vimalraj Velayutham, Jeswanth Satyanesan

Citation Information : Krishnan A, Velayutham V, Satyanesan J. Endoscopic Management of Postoperative Stapled Anastomosis Bleeding. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2014; 4 (1):62-63.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1100

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2014


Abstract

Knowledge has evolved and the use of staplers in gastrointestinal surgery is now widespread. They are associated with low rates of postoperative complications. Postoperative anastomotic complications with stapling devices are relatively rare, with a reported incidence between 0 and 2.5%.


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