Bleeding During Colectomy

  • Shirley Shih
  • David E. RivadeneiraEmail author


Bleeding is one of the more common situations a surgeon must deal with during any surgical procedure. When performing colon resections, the surgeon is dissecting and ligating major vascular pedicles and must be prepared to manage bleeding from these major vascular pedicles and avoid exsanguination. In this chapter we detail methods and maneuvers that will aid in dealing with bleeding from major vascular structures.


Bleeding Vascular Pedicle Hemostasis Endoloop Clips 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northwell Health, Department of Colorectal SurgeryWoodburyUSA
  2. 2.Surgical Strategic InitiativesNorthwell HealthNew Hyde ParkUSA
  3. 3.Surgical Services and Colorectal SurgeryHuntington HospitalHuntingtonUSA
  4. 4.Hofstra University-Northwell School of MedicineHempsteadUSA

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