EEA stapler

EEA stapler

See End-to-end stapler.
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Currently two methods are being used for the purpose of anastomosis; the first one is a hand sewn method, while the second one involves the use of circular surgical stapling device, known as the EEA stapler.
An early experience using the technique of transoral OrVil EEA stapler for minimally invasive transthoracic oesophagectomy.
The hand-sewn anastomosis has largely been replaced by the EEA stapler because stapling the proximal colon to the lower rectum is easier to perform, faster, and results in a similar anastomotic leak rate when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.