anastomotic leak

anastomotic leak

The loss of fluid and content from the site of anastomosis.
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The majority of graft failures in the first 6 months are due to technical factors, such as vascular thrombosis, infection, anastomotic leak, or bleeding.
This had been complicated by an anastomotic leak treated with a loop ileostomy that was taken down 6 months later.
The sixth patient's data are excluded from the ventilation duration section as this patient developed anastomotic leak on post-operative day 1 and was ventilated for 231 hours.
Anastomotic leak prophylaxis using a vapor-heated fibrin sealant: report on 738 gastric bypass patients.
1] parameters of reduced blood loss and transfusion, shorter hospital stay, reduced re-admission, re-operation, ureteral and rectal injuries, lymphocele and anastomotic leak, as well as overall reduced surgical morbidity, have favoured adoption of RARP.
Anastomotic leak after low anterior resection (LAR) in patients with rectal cancer can be challenging to treat.
Careful evaluation of sleeve gastrectomy and the duodenojejunal anastomoses should be performed for anastomotic leak or delayed passage, which may be related to edema and/or hematoma.
This increases the technical difficulty of the anastomosis and the risk of biliary anastomotic leak.
The hand-sewn anastomosis has largely been replaced by the EEA stapler because stapling the proximal colon to the lower rectum is easier to perform, faster, and results in a similar anastomotic leak rate when compared to a hand-sewn anastomosis.
Complications that occurred in one patient each included a retained nasogastric tube, coagulopathy, pulmonary embolism, anastomotic leak, urethral injury, and a Peterson hernia.
A Gastrografin enema did not reveal an anastomotic leak and an abdominal CT scan did not reveal an abscess.
Specifically, we determined the rate of urethro-intestinal anastomotic leak, rate of postoperative daytime continence, and short-term complications.