Postoperative End-to-End Anastomotic Bleeding

  • Christine Hsieh
  • Sang W. Lee


Routine endoscopic inspection of the anastomosis and interventions when indicated can prevent postoperative hemorrhage. Endoscopic interventions are effective in treating postoperative anastomotic bleeding.


EEA stapler Anastomotic bleeding Rigid sigmoidoscopy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine Hsieh
    • 1
  • Sang W. Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Keck School of Medicine – University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery – Colon and Rectal SurgeryKeck School of Medicine of University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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