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The yet-to-be discovered mechanism of anastomotic leakage—comment to: Lack of evidence for tissue hypoxia as a contributing factor in anastomotic leak following colon anastomosis and segmental devascularization in rats

  • G. S. A. Boersema
  • Zhouqiao Wu
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Anastomotic Leak Leak Rate Hyperbaric Oxygen Tissue Hypoxia Colorectal Anastomosis 
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Disclosure of financial interests

None.

Conflicts of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Reference

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    Shakhsheer BA, Lec B, Zaborin A, Guyton K, Defnet AM, Bagrodia N, Alverdy J. (2016). Lack of evidence for tissue hypoxia as a contributing factor in anastomotic leak following colon anastomosis and segmental devascularization in rats. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 1–9Google Scholar
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    Wu Z, Boersema GS, Taha D, Fine I, Menon A, Kleinrensink GJ, Lange JF (2016) Postoperative hemodynamic index measurement with miniaturized dynamic light scattering predicts colorectal anastomotic healing. Surg Innov 23(2):115–123CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Boersema GSA, Wu Z, Kroese LF, Vennix S, Bastiaansen-Jenniskens YM, Neck JW, Lange JF (2016) Hyperbaric oxygen therapy improves colorectal anastomotic healing. Int J Color Dis 31(5):1031–1038CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryErasmus University Medical CenterRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Ward I of Gastrointestinal Cancer Center, Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education)Peking University Cancer Hospital & InstituteBeijingChina

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