28. Small Bowel Resection, Enterolysis, and Enteroenterostomy

Chapter

Abstract

Laparoscopic small bowel resection has been used for essentially all situations for which an open small bowel resection might otherwise be done, where circumstances allow the laparoscopic approach. This chapter discusses indications, techniques, and complications of laparoscopic small bowel resection, enterolysis, and enteroenterostomy.

Keywords

Laparoscopic small bowel resection Small intestine Enterolysis Small bowel obstruction Enteroenterostomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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