The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
№ 4 / 2015 / 23-26

Experience in the application of a compression anastomosis for oncosurgery of gastrointestinal tract

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332 operations for gastrointestinal tract cancer have been carried out at the premises of the Shadrinsk Emergency Hospital from 2004 to 2015. Various compression devices have been used at anastomosis forming. In total complications were revealed in 17 cases (5.1 %). Anastomosis quality related complications were in 7 (2.1 %) patients. Death was in 8 (2.4 %) cases. The experience and compression devices application in cancer surgery have been demonstrated. The compression devices application simplifies and hastens the method of anastomosis forming and results in morbidity decrease connected with the suture quality.

Key words

malignant tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, the compression anastomosis
About Authors (Correspondence):

Vlasov A.A. – candidate of medical sciences, oncologist, e-mail:

Vlasov A.V. – chief of oncology department

Vazhenin A.V. – corresponding member of RAS, doctor of medical sciences, professor of the chair for oncology and radiotherapy

Plotnikov V.V. – doctor of medical sciences, professor of the chair for clinical discipline

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Received: 31/08/2015