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A simple technique for safe mesenteric defect closure following bowel resection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23066458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The closure of the mesenteric defect following bowel resection remains controversial. Proponents of the intervention cite the risk of bowel herniation through an open mesenteric defect and subsequent bowel obstruction whereas supporters of the opposing view advocate that such practice may lead to inadvertent compromise of the bowel blood supply. We describe a novel technique that enables efficient mesenteric defect closure while minimizing the risk of blood vessel injury.
Authors:
Yahya A Al Abed; Kevin Lafferty; Vasilis Kosmoliaptsis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical technique and case report     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0976-2825     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Tech Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-15     Completed Date:  2012-10-16     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101540507     Medline TA:  J Surg Tech Case Rep     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  22-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of General Surgery, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals, Essex SS16 5NL, United Kingdom.
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