side-to-side anastomosis


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side-to-side anastomosis

side-to-side anastomosis

Anastomosis between two structures lying or positioned beside each other.
See also: anastomosis

side-to-side anastomosis

a method for establishing continuity between two blood vessels or segments of gut, whose ends have been closed. The resultant opening is wider than an end-to-end anastomosis.
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The side-to-side anastomosis reveals better patency than the end-to-side anastomosis.
Arterial inflow is reliable, and a side-to-side anastomosis to the median antebrachial vein or an end-to-side anastomosis to the communicating vein allows dialysis access both in the upper arm and, in a retrograde fashion, in the forearm.
The Japan patent and one of the China patents cover NiTi's Hand CAC 30 applicator which is used for side-to-side anastomosis.