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Experimental study of double staple lines in gastric partitions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7017977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Results of this study suggest that, when separated by 1 centimeter, the gastric wall situated between the two staple lines is relatively ischemic compared with the gastric wall outside the staple lines. The potential for perforation within this isolated segment is consequently greater. Therefore, placing two rows of staples 1 centimeter apart is dangerous and should be avoided. On the other hand, the gastric partitions can be safely reinforced by placing a double row of staples immediately adjacent to each other. Although placing two rows of staples 2 centimeters apart may be safe, there is little, if any, reinforcement of the proximal suture line, and it is not recommended.
Authors:
S J Eskind; J D Massie; M L Born; J P O'Leary; H W Scott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics     Volume:  152     ISSN:  0039-6087     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1981 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-10     Completed Date:  1981-08-10     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0101370     Medline TA:  Surg Gynecol Obstet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  751-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dogs
Humans
Ischemia / etiology
Stomach / blood supply,  surgery*
Surgical Staplers*
Suture Techniques / instrumentation,  standards*

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