Anastomotic Sinus After Low Anterior Resection and Diverting Loop Ileostomy

  • Daniel L. FeingoldEmail author
  • Garrett Friedman


Prior to reversing a diverting stoma, evaluation of the anastomosis may reveal a persistent anastomotic sinus. This chapter reviews the approach to treating patients with an anastomotic sinus.


Anastomotic sinus Leak 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, Department of Colon and Rectal SurgeryLas VegasUSA

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