end-to-side anastomosis

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 [ah-nas″to-mo´sis] (pl. anastomo´ses) (Gr.)
1. communication between two tubular organs.
2. surgical, traumatic, or pathologic formation of a connection between two normally distinct structures. adj., adj anastomot´ic.
arteriovenous anastomosis
anastomosis between an artery and a vein.
Simple arteriovenous anastomosis. From Dorland's, 2000.
crucial anastomosis an arterial anastomosis in the upper part of the thigh, formed by the anastomotic branch of the sciatic artery, the internal circumflex artery, and the first perforating and transverse portions of the external circumflex artery.
end-to-end anastomosis
1. an anastomosis connecting the end of an artery and that of some other vessel, either directly or with a synthetic graft.
2. anastomosis of two sections of colon, such as with partial colectomy or when an ileostomy is closed.
end-to-side anastomosis an anastomosis connecting the end of one vessel with the side of a larger one.
heterocladic anastomosis one between branches of different arteries.
ileorectal anastomosis surgical anastomosis of the ileum and rectum after total colectomy, as is sometimes performed in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
intestinal anastomosis establishment of a communication between two formerly distant portions of the intestine.
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The side-to-side anastomosis reveals better patency than the end-to-side anastomosis. Factors affecting the failure of AVF include anemia, atherosclerosis, thrombus formation, and smoking.
Donor flaps were dissected out in standard fashion and the local vessels prepared for an end-to-side anastomosis. These patients too, had a Doppler implanted on the venous limb of the vascular pedicle.
The microvascular anastomosis between the radial and facial arteries was performed using 9-0 nylon sutures, while the cephalic and internal jugular veins were connected via an end-to-side anastomosis. Neurorrhaphy between the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve and the lingual stump was completed under a microscope using 10-0 nylon sutures.
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.
A slit is cut into this branch, and the previously dissected and prepared superficial temporal artery is sewn directly onto this middle cerebral artery branch for an end-to-side anastomosis.
reported that 9 children (47.4%, n = 19) who underwent EEEA or end-to-side anastomosis with larger AA aspect ratios experienced reduced AA curvature, which made the AA look like a Gothic arch.
End-to-side anastomosis with esophagus and terminal ileum was performed by hand sewing.

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