anastomotic leak

anastomotic leak

The loss of fluid and content from the site of anastomosis.
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In the ERAS group, one patient developed a fever, and one patient developed a surgical-site infection (Grade I); two patients who developed gastroparesis were treated with total parenteral nutrition (Grade II); and one patient who developed an anastomotic leak received a second surgery (Grade III).
Delrome's has higher recurrence rate as compared to Altemeier's anastomotic leak rate and pelvic sepsis.
Additionally, intra-abdominal abscess, anastomotic leak, fistula formation, and mechanical obstruction are complications that may require surgical intervention and must be vigilantly managed.
Anastomotic leak in the gastrojejunostomy anastomosis was successfully closed with application of endoscopic fibrin glue to the first two patients.
6) Mortality rates as high as 22% have been reported with an anastomotic leak, (7) and the overall morbidity associated with a diverting stoma post-repair or for exteriorizing the anastomotic leak may be as high as 40%.
In this procedure drain was also dry within one week of surgery and there was no anastomotic leak.
4Common complications after reversal include wound infection, anastomotic leak, ileus and incisional hernia.
Complications included urinary tract infection in five (16%) and anastomotic leak, uretero-cutaneous fistula, and wound infection in one patient each (one patient suffered both urinary tract infection and anastomotic leak).
Table 1: Clinical features in sigmoid volvulus Clinical features Number of patients Percentage Abdominal distention 62 88 Colicky abdominal pain 58 82 Vomiting 51 72 Abdominal tenderness 27 38 Dehydration 49 70 Palpable mass 30 42 Constipation 56 80 Table 2: Types of surgical treatment and mortality Type of surgical procedure Number of Mortality patients Primary resection and anastomosis 42 10 Bowel exteriorization 28 6 Table 3: Postoperative complications Complications Number of patients Wound infection 20 Skin excoriation 14 Pneumonia 12 Electrolyte imbalance 14 Septicemia 16 Uremia 6 Cardiac failure 2 Anastomotic leak 4
Whereas there was no statistical difference in the incidence of anastomotic leak between these groups, there was higher reoperation rate in the enema-only group where leakage was diagnosed (6 [4.