Small Bowel Resection and Anastomosis

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


As with other abdominal procedures, laparoscopic techniques have been successfully applied to small bowel resection and anastomosis. This chapter details basic principles essential for success with either approach and stresses safe performance of small bowel anastomoses (sutured or stapled).


Small Bowel Bowel Wall Staple Line Small Bowel Resection Mesenteric Border 
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Further Reading

  1. Soper NJ, Scott-Conner CEH. The SAGES manual, vol. I. New York: Springer Science + Business Media; 2012.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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