Colon Resection

  • Jameson L. Chassin


Resection of the colon is performed in such conditions as carcinoma, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, ischemic colitis, volvulus, polyposis, arteriovenous malformation, and trauma. The nature of the dissection and the extent of the colectomy will vary with the pathology. The principles of performing an anastomosis of the colon remain constant.


Dead Space Arteriovenous Malformation Colon Resection Suture Technique Ischemic Colitis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Baker JW (1950) Low end to side anastomosis. Arch Surg 61: 143PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Chassin JL et al. (1978) The stapled gastrointestinal tract anastomosis: incidence of postoperative complications compared with the sutured anastomosis. Ann Surg 188: 689PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Clarke JS et al. (1977) Preoperative oral antibiotics reduce septic complications of colon operations. Ann Surg 186: 251PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Connell ME (1892) An experimental contribution looking to an improved technique in enterorrhapy whereby the number of knots is reduced to two or even one. Med Record 42: 335Google Scholar
  5. Schrock TR et al. (1973) Factors contributing to leakage of colonic anastomoses. Ann Surg 177: 513PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Zollinger RM, Sheppard MH (1971) Carcinoma of the rectum and the rectosigmoid. Arch Surg 102: 335PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.School of MedicineNew York UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University Hospital, New York University Medical CenterUSA
  3. 3.New York Veterans Administration HospitalUSA
  4. 4.Bellevue HospitalUSA
  5. 5.Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical CenterUSA

Personalised recommendations