Staple Line on Staple Line Esophagogastric Anastomosis: A Novel Anastomotic Technique
mediaposted on 2017-08-16, 16:04 authored by Mark Mankins, DuyKhanh Ceppa, Karen Rieger, Thomas Birdas, Kenneth Kesler
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.