Simple method for stapled low colorectal or coloanal anastomosis
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A technique of stapled low colorectal or coloanal anastomosis is described, which follows eversion through the anus and stapled closure of the anorectal or anal remnant. The procedure is rapid and safe, and allows a secure distal clearance under direct visual control when dealing with tumors of the lower third of the rectum.
Key wordsRectal cancer Gastrointestinal anastomosis Low anterior resection Coloanal anastomosis Surgical technique
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