Staple Line on Staple Line Esophagogastric Anastomosis: A Novel Anastomotic Technique

Anastomotic complications represent a significant source of morbidity after esophagectomy. In this video, the authors demonstrate a novel “side-to-side, staple line on staple line” technique for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomoses. This technique is designed to create a wide diameter esophagogastric anastomosis, while preserving stomach conduit blood supply.



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