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[C-seal for prevention of anastomotic leakage following colorectal anastomosis].

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The C-seal is a new product for prevention of anastomotic leakage following colorectal anastomosis. Anastomotic leakage is a much-feared complication of colorectal surgery, with an incidence of around 11%. The C-seal is a biodegradable sheath that is attached to the inner surface of the bowel, just above the colorectal anastomosis, with a circular stapler. Intestinal contents drain from the body via the C-seal. The C-seal can be used in stapled anastomoses at up to 15 cm from the anus and is ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
155
Pages:
A2812
Publication date:
2011-01-01
EISSN:
1876-8784
ISSN:
0028-2162
URN:
uuid:25031b18-d13f-4bb7-9f72-b1f295e23b68
Source identifiers:
191331
Local pid:
pubs:191331

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