anastomotic stricture

a·nas·to·mot·ic stric·ture

narrowing, usually by scarring, of an anastomotic suture line.
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Postoperative morbidity now accounts for a significant proportion of the burden of the disease, and despite the recent refinements of operative techniques and improvements in perioperative management, anastomotic stricture after repair of oesophageal atresia remains frequent and develops in nearly 40% of operated patients.
Introduction: Benign uretero-ileal anastomotic stricture is a significant complication following radical cystectomy and ileal conduit urinary diversion after radical cystectomy.
16) Multiple biliary infections can occur in liver transplant recipients related to cholestasis from variety of causes such as chronic rejection, ischemia, drugs or anastomotic stricture and can result in the development of hepatic abscesses.
It can also reduce scar formation and anastomotic stricture development, and has been recommended as an ideal suture for bile duct reconstruction as a non absorbable suture.
For the treatment of biliary anastomotic stricture he underwent Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with biliary stent placement 3 times during the course of subsequent 6 months.
15) reported benign strictures in 4% cases and postoperative anastomotic stricture in 2% cases.
The first study to consider this parameter as a risk factor for BCs - By the Hong Kong research group of Chok - Determined that acute cellular rejection was a significant risk factor for anastomotic stricture.
A similar case has been reported where an iatrogenic surgical tube was effectively removed from the bile duct in a post-liver transplant patient initially suspected to be having anastomotic stricture on MRI, using Spybite forceps.
Contrast Studies had revealed the presence of an anastomotic stricture complicated with a colo-cutaneous fistula (Figure 1).
Pulmonary embolism, wound dehiscence and infection, anastomotic leaks, and anastomotic stricture are potential complications of bariatric surgery.
Postoperative complications that commonly occur later include anastomotic stricture, internal hernia, and thiamin deficiency.
Transnasal esophagoscopy revealed the presence of an anastomotic stricture that measured 10 mm in diameter.