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Type: Journal article
Title: Proximal anastomosis using the OrVil™ circular stapler in major upper gastrointestinal surgery
Other Titles: Proximal anastomosis using the OrVil (TM) circular stapler in major upper gastrointestinal surgery
Author: Knight, B.C.
Rice, S.J.
Devitt, P.G.
Lord, A.
Game, P.A.
Thompson, S.K.
Citation: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2014; 18(7):1345-1349
Publisher: Springer US
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 1091-255X
1873-4626
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Benjamin C. Knight, Samuel J. Rice, Peter G. Devitt, Andrew Lord, Philip A. Game, Sarah K. Thompson
Abstract: Anastomoses in major upper gastrointestinal surgery can be technically demanding, especially handsewn anastomoses traversing the diaphragmatic hiatus. The OrVil™ stapler is a unique circular stapler that allows rapid creation of various upper gastrointestinal anastomoses in technically challenging circumstances, particularly if additional proximal clearance is desirable. Little is reported in the literature regarding its outcomes and complication rates. In this 'How I do It' article, we describe our technique and experience with the OrVil™ in major upper gastrointestinal surgery.
Keywords: OrVil™ circular stapler; Oesophagectomy; Gastrectomy; Oesophageal cancer; Gastric cancer
Rights: © 2014 The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
RMID: 0030007024
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-014-2478-4
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