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Dissection in the Bowel Mesentery and Its Clinical Applications

  • Constantine P. Karakousis
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Abstract

The operations discussed in this chapter have been described individually and in detail elsewhere. This chapter focuses on a common feature of these procedures, the technique of dissection within the mesentery (or mesocolon) and exposure of the mesenteric (or mesocolic) branches, and emphasizes its surgical importance as a unifying feature of various procedures.

Keywords

Superior Mesenteric Vein Pulsatile Flow Colic Artery Distal Ileum Bowel Segment 
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    Kuritake H, Hodin R. Management of small bowel tumors. In: Cameron JL, Cameron AM, editors. Current surgical therapy. 11th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2014. p. 122–8.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantine P. Karakousis
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  1. 1.State University of New York at Buffalo Kaleida HealthBuffaloUSA

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