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What is a microvascular anastomosis?

What is a microvascular anastomosis?

Microvascular anastomosis is a highly skilled surgical technique that requires the assistance of optical magnification via an operating microscope or loupes to be fully visualised and thus accomplished reasonably well. It demands the full attention of the surgeon throughout the procedure.

What is Microanastomosis?

Anastomosis is the connection of two things that are normally diverging. In medicine, an anastomosis typically refers to a connection between blood vessels or between two loops of the intestine. An anastomosis can occur naturally in the body, or it can be created surgically.

What are microsurgical techniques?

Microsurgery is a tool used by many plastic surgeons to perform specific procedures including transfer of tissue from one part of the body to another (free tissue transfer), reattachment of severed parts (replantation) and composite tissue transplantation.

What is polypropylene suture?

Polypropylene sutures are monofilament sutures of an isotactic crystalline stereoisomer of polypropylene, a synthetic linear polyolefin. Polypropylene sutures are non-absorbable and provide permanent wound support. Polypropylene sutures are blue colored for easy identification during surgery.

What is Enterocolic anastomosis?

Side-to-side enterocolic anastomosis is a nonresectional surgical technique and an alternative to resection of the terminal ileum and cecum with ileocolic anastomosis.

What type of suture is used on arteries?

This technique of vascular anastomosis requires a double-armed polypropylene suture placed in a continuous fashion with perpendicular bites located 1 mm from the vessel edge and 1 mm apart.

What are the three types of anastomosis?

Arterioarterial anastomosis connects two arteries.

  • Venovenous anastomosis connects two veins.
  • Arteriovenous anastomosis connects an artery to a vein.
  • What is ileoanal anastomosis?

    What is an Ileoanal Anastomosis? The entire large intestine is removed during an ileonal anastomosis. An ileoanal anastomosis is a type of gastrointestinal surgery where the entire large intestine is removed and the base of the small intestine is connected with the anal canal.

    What is the ileocolic anastomosis?

    An ileocolic or ileocolonlic anastomosis is the joining together of the end of the ileum, or small intestine, to the first part of the large intestine, called the colon. It’s usually performed…

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