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Fundamentals of Gastrointestinal Anastomoses

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The creation of a gastrointestinal anastomosis is a fundamental skill essential to general surgery. This chapter will detail the history of gastrointestinal anastomoses, will provide general principles to be used when joining segments in the gastrointestinal tract, and will review key technical considerations that the general surgeon should keep in mind when constructing some of the most common intestinal anastomoses. A brief review of current controversial areas is also provided.

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  • Gastrointestinal anastomosis
  • Gastrojejunostomy
  • Enteroenterostomy
  • Colorectal anastomosis

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Tatarian, T., Brown, A.M., Pucci, M.J., Palazzo, F. (2018). Fundamentals of Gastrointestinal Anastomoses. In: Palazzo, F. (eds) Fundamentals of General Surgery. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75656-1_17

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