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

Abstract:

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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Havenga, K More by this author
ten Cate Hoedemaker, HO More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde
Volume:
155
Publication date:
2011
EISSN:
1876-8784
URN:
uuid:aabc8186-6ad3-43a2-bfa0-306f00176a69
Source identifiers:
191302
Local pid:
pubs:191302
Language:
Dutch

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