Hartmann Takedown: Managing the Hard to Reach or Devascularized Left Colon

  • Christine Hsieh
  • Sang W. Lee


The success of Hartmann takedown depends on the creation of tension-free anastomosis and maintenance of adequate blood supply. Preoperative planning and meticulous surgical technique are critical in performing a Hartmann takedown.


Hartmann takedown Retroileal pull-through Deloyers procedure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Hsieh
    • 1
  • Sang W. Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Keck School of Medicine – University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery – Colon and Rectal SurgeryKeck School of Medicine of University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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