A novel and simple method using a transanal intestinal long tube for protecting intestinal anastomosis and decompressing the small bowel.
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, Korea.
- Published Article
Annals of surgical treatment and research
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2017
I suggested that TILT procedure could be a noninvasive operative option, predicting of size mismatched anastomosis causing prolonged ileus. Passive drainage of proximal intestinal contents might be helpful for decompress endoluminal pressure during the time of anastomosis healing with bowel movement recovery.
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