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Impact of splenic flexure mobilization on short-term outcomes after laparoscopic left colectomy for colorectal cancer.

Authors
  • Gouvas, Nikolaos
  • Gogos-Pappas, George
  • Tsimogiannis, Konstantinos
  • Agalianos, Christos
  • Tsimoyiannis, Evaghelos
  • Dervenis, Christos
  • Xynos, Evaghelos
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2014
Volume
24
Issue
5
Pages
470–474
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/SLE.0b013e31829ce62a
PMID: 24710257
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Splenic flexure mobilization can provide a tension-free anastomosis and sufficiently vascularized anastomosis in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for distal colon pathology, with no impact on immediate postoperative outcomes, despite longer operative time.

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