Small Bowel Resection, Enterolysis, and Enteroenterostomy
Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease)
Ischemia or gangrenous segment of bowel
Stricture (postradiation, postischemic, etc.)
Neoplasms (some controversy exists due to the concern about the appropriateness of laparoscopy for maximizing oncologic principles of resection of potentially curable malignant neoplasms, as with current concerns for colon carcinoma; these concerns stem from reports of port site tumor recurrences using this approach)
KeywordsSmall Bowel Anastomotic Leak Staple Line Anastomotic Stricture Postoperative Ileus
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