Clinical Experience with the Biofragmentable Anastomosis Valtrac Ring in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery (Oesophageal Jejunostomy, Gastroduodenostomy and Total and Partial Gastric Resection)
The practice of performing sutureless colonic anastomoses using a bioabsorbable anastomosis ring (BAR) was introduced by Hardy et al. in 1987 . It has been shown to be a safe and efficient technique for iliocolic as well as colocolic and rectosigmoid anastomoses [2–4].
KeywordsLymphoma Pneumonia Pancreatitis Meglumine Gastrografin
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