Resection of the colon is performed in such conditions as carcinoma, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, ischemic colitis, volvulus, polyposis, arteriovenous malformation, and trauma. The nature of the dissection and the extent of the colectomy will vary with the pathology. The principles of performing an anastomosis of the colon remain constant.
KeywordsDead Space Suture Technique Ischemic Colitis Closed Technique Colorectal Anastomosis
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