Open Sigmoidectomy - Non-neoplastic
This Open Sigmoidectomy – Non-neoplastic course will teach you:
- To resect the sigmoid colon performing an open procedure, in order to remove a benign lesion
Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Open Sigmoidectomy – Non-neoplastic:
- Compression of the vena cava due to retractors
- Entering the retroperitoneum
With the following tips you might perform the Open Sigmoidectomy – Non-neoplastic even better:
- Ureter identification
- Identification of the inferior mesenteric artery and superior rectal artery
- Avoiding an anastomosis in case of severe peritonitis
After studying the Open Sigmoidectomy – Non-neoplastic course you are familiar with the most common complications:
- Ureteral injury
- Postoperative ileus
- Anastomotic leakage
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Step by step
Abdominal cavity approach
Use a midline incision incision, starting at the pubic bone extending to the level of the umbilicus.
The abdominal approach is described in the specific course.
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