Open Small Intestine Resection
This Open Small Intestine Resection course will teach you:
- To resect and a part of the small intestine and to create a handsewn end to end anastomosis.
Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Open Small Intestine Resection:
- Compromising vascularization
With the following tips you might perform the Open Small Intestine Resection even better:
- Transection site determination
- Location intestinal branches
- Lifting of the intestinal branch before transection
- Ligation of jejunal/ileal vessels
- Small intestine transection
- Clamping of the suture
- Creation of the posterior wall of the anastomosis
- Lumen size difference
- Suture for creation of posterior wall of the anastomosis
- Anastomosis creation
- Closing mesentery
- Covering of anastomosis with omentum
After studying this Open Small Intestine Resection course you are familiar with the most common complications:
- Postoperative ileus
- Anastomotic leakage
- Anastomotic stricture
- Short bowel syndrome
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Bowel Anastomosis – End to Side Handsewn
Step by step
Evaluate the small intestine by inspection to determine the transection site.
Transection site determination
The transection sites should be determined at locations where the small intestine looks well vascularized, where the two ends can be brought together tension free and where the lumen sizes are comparable.
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