surgical stapling

Summary

Summary: A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Sutures versus staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery: meta-analysis
    Toby O Smith
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich NR2 7UY
    BMJ 340:c1199. 2010
  2. ncbi Reinforcing the staple line during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: prospective randomized clinical study comparing three different techniques
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, rue Haute, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 20:462-7. 2010
  3. ncbi Reinforcing the staple line during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: does it have advantages? A meta-analysis
    Yoon Young Choi
    Department of Surgery, The Armed Forces Ildong Hospital, Pocheon, Republic of Korea
    Obes Surg 22:1206-13. 2012
  4. ncbi Intracorporeal circular stapling esophagojejunostomy using the transorally inserted anvil (OrVil) after laparoscopic total gastrectomy
    Oh Jeong
    Department of Gastroenterologic Surgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 160, Ilsim Ri, Hwasun eup, Hwasun Gun, Jeollanam do, 519 809, Korea
    Surg Endosc 23:2624-30. 2009
  5. ncbi Experience in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbidly obese Taiwanese: staple-line reinforcement is important for preventing leakage
    Kong Han Ser
    Department of Surgery, Min Sheng General Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taoyuan County, 330, Taiwan, ROC
    Surg Endosc 24:2253-9. 2010
  6. ncbi Mid-term follow-up after sleeve gastrectomy as a final approach for morbid obesity
    Enrique Arias
    The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL, 33331, USA
    Obes Surg 19:544-8. 2009
  7. ncbi Physeal stapling versus 8-plate hemiepiphysiodesis for guided correction of angular deformity about the knee
    John M Wiemann
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:481-5. 2009
  8. ncbi The current evidence on stapled versus hand-sewn anastomoses in the digestive tract
    Dragan Korolija
    University Surgical Clinic, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:151-4. 2008
  9. ncbi Integrated bioabsorbable tissue reinforcement in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    Joshua B Alley
    Department of Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 59th SSS SGO2G, Lackland AFB Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Obes Surg 21:1311-5. 2011
  10. ncbi A simple technique for performing laparoscopic purse-string suturing during circular stapling anastomosis
    Shuji Takiguchi
    Department of Surgery and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0876, Japan
    Surg Today 35:896-9. 2005

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  1. pmc Sutures versus staples for skin closure in orthopaedic surgery: meta-analysis
    Toby O Smith
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich NR2 7UY
    BMJ 340:c1199. 2010
    ..To compare the clinical outcomes of staples versus sutures in wound closure after orthopaedic surgery...
  2. ncbi Reinforcing the staple line during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: prospective randomized clinical study comparing three different techniques
    Giovanni Dapri
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, rue Haute, Brussels, Belgium
    Obes Surg 20:462-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to randomly compare three techniques in LSG: no staple line reinforcement (group 1), buttressing of the staple line with Gore Seamguard (group 2), and staple line suturing (group 3)...
  3. ncbi Reinforcing the staple line during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: does it have advantages? A meta-analysis
    Yoon Young Choi
    Department of Surgery, The Armed Forces Ildong Hospital, Pocheon, Republic of Korea
    Obes Surg 22:1206-13. 2012
    ..This study aims to identify whether reinforcing the staple line during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) has advantages...
  4. ncbi Intracorporeal circular stapling esophagojejunostomy using the transorally inserted anvil (OrVil) after laparoscopic total gastrectomy
    Oh Jeong
    Department of Gastroenterologic Surgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 160, Ilsim Ri, Hwasun eup, Hwasun Gun, Jeollanam do, 519 809, Korea
    Surg Endosc 23:2624-30. 2009
    ..The authors report the newly developed reconstruction technique after LTG: intracorporeal circular stapling esophagojejunostomy using the transorally inserted anvil (OrVil; Covidien, Mansfield, MA, USA)...
  5. ncbi Experience in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for morbidly obese Taiwanese: staple-line reinforcement is important for preventing leakage
    Kong Han Ser
    Department of Surgery, Min Sheng General Hospital, Taoyuan City, Taoyuan County, 330, Taiwan, ROC
    Surg Endosc 24:2253-9. 2010
    ..We report our 2-year experience with LSG and specifically evaluate the importance of staple-line protection to prevent leakage after the laparoscopic procedure...
  6. ncbi Mid-term follow-up after sleeve gastrectomy as a final approach for morbid obesity
    Enrique Arias
    The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL, 33331, USA
    Obes Surg 19:544-8. 2009
    ..In previous publications, we demonstrated the safety and short-term efficacy of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) as a final step in the treatment of morbid obesity (MO). This study aimed to assess the mid-term efficacy of LSG...
  7. ncbi Physeal stapling versus 8-plate hemiepiphysiodesis for guided correction of angular deformity about the knee
    John M Wiemann
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:481-5. 2009
    ..We sought to test the claim that the 8-plate effected a more rapid correction of angular deformity with a lower complication rate...
  8. ncbi The current evidence on stapled versus hand-sewn anastomoses in the digestive tract
    Dragan Korolija
    University Surgical Clinic, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:151-4. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, proper handling of staplers and experience remain crucial issues if one wants to gain benefits when using these devices...
  9. ncbi Integrated bioabsorbable tissue reinforcement in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    Joshua B Alley
    Department of Surgery, San Antonio Military Medical Center, 59th SSS SGO2G, Lackland AFB Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Obes Surg 21:1311-5. 2011
    ..The use of an integrated absorbable synthetic polymer for stapled tissue reinforcement in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy appears to be feasible and safe, and yields results consistent with other published techniques...
  10. ncbi A simple technique for performing laparoscopic purse-string suturing during circular stapling anastomosis
    Shuji Takiguchi
    Department of Surgery and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0876, Japan
    Surg Today 35:896-9. 2005
    ..The time for placement of the anvil averaged approximately 8 min. The ring formation following anastomosis was favorable in all patients. As a result, we consider our technique to be simple but very effective...
  11. ncbi Ivor Lewis esophagectomy with manual esogastric anastomosis by thoracoscopy in prone position and laparoscopy
    G B Cadiere
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 24:1482-5. 2010
    ..We report an Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy with manual esogastric anastomosis performed by thoracoscopy in the prone position...
  12. ncbi The triangulating stapling technique for cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after esophagectomy
    Yasushi Toh
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, National Kyushu Cancer Center, 3 1 1 Notame, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, 811 1395, Japan
    Surg Today 39:201-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the safety and feasibility of the triangulating stapling technique (TST) for cervical esophagogastric anastomosis after esophagectomy (CEGA)...
  13. ncbi Nonsurgical treatment of staple line leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    G Casella
    Department of Medical and Surgical Digestive Diseases, University La Sapienza, Viale del Policlinico, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Obes Surg 19:821-6. 2009
    ..Aim of this paper is to analyze the incidence of leak and the treatment solutions adopted in a consecutive series of 200 LSG...
  14. ncbi The science of stapling and leaks
    Randal S Baker
    Michigan Medical Center for Health Excellence, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA
    Obes Surg 14:1290-8. 2004
    ..Finally, three leak studies evaluating ways to optimize staple-line strength are presented, and a large bariatric clinical series is reviewed...
  15. ncbi Intracorporeal circular-stapled esophagojejunostomy using hand-sewn purse-string suture after laparoscopic total gastrectomy
    Takahiro Kinoshita
    Department of Surgery, Toho University Sakura Medical Center, Shimoshizu 564 1, Sakura, 285 8741, Chiba, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:2908-12. 2010
    ..The authors report a circular-stapled anastomosis using hand-sewn purse-string sutures, which is a simple and classic method. However, no previous study has assessed its reliability...
  16. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted total or distal gastrectomy with lymph node dissection for early gastric cancer
    T Asao
    Department of Surgery I, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Br J Surg 88:128-32. 2001
    ..A surgical technique for laparoscopic gastrectomy with lymph node dissection and reconstruction using a conventional circular stapler is reported...
  17. ncbi A comparison of three methods of wound closure following arthroplasty: a prospective, randomised, controlled trial
    R J K Khan
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth 6009, Western Australia
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:238-42. 2006
    ..We consider that skin staples are the skin closure of choice for both hip and knee replacements...
  18. ncbi Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with intracorporeal Billroth I stapled anastomosis using a hand access device for patients with gastric cancer
    Y T Joo
    Department of Surgery, Postgraduate School of Medicine, Gyeongsang National University, Gyeongsang National University Hospital, 90 Chilam dong, Jinju, Gyeongsangnam do, South Korea
    Surg Endosc 21:859-62. 2007
    ..As laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) gains increasing popularity, various techniques of laparoscopic gastroduodenal anastomosis are being introduced...
  19. ncbi Reinforcing gastric staple-lines with bovine pericardial strips may decrease the likelihood of gastric leak after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Scott A Shikora
    Department of Surgery and Obesity Consult Center, Centerfor Minimally Invasive Obesity Surgery Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Obes Surg 13:37-44. 2003
    ..Bovine pericardial strips (BPS) have been used to reinforce staple-lines in pulmonary resections and have been shown to decrease air-leaks. This study examined the use of BPS to decrease gastric staple-line leaks...
  20. ncbi Stapled vs excision hemorrhoidectomy: long-term results of a prospective randomized trial
    Franc H Hetzer
    Department for Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Surg 137:337-40. 2002
    ..Furthermore, stapled hemorrhoidectomy is associated with lower hemorrhoidal recurrence on long-term follow-up...
  21. ncbi Staple-line reinforcement with a new type of polyglycolic acid felt
    M Kawamura
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 11:43-6. 2001
    ..In one patient, the air leak was found to originate from an untouched lobe during reoperation. No infection or allergic reaction developed in a patient during a mean follow-up of 12 months (range, 1 to 24 months)...
  22. ncbi Propensity-matched analysis of three techniques for intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis
    Shanda H Blackmon
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1805-13; discussion 1813. 2007
    ..We evaluated our experience with this novel technique in intrathoracic anastomoses and compared the outcome with circular-stapled or hand-sewn techniques...
  23. ncbi Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Do we need to oversew the staple line?
    Mario Musella
    Department of Surgery, Orthopedy, Traumatology and Emergency, University of Naples Federico II Naples, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 82:273-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the material effectiveness of oversewing the staple line following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy...
  24. ncbi Analysis of cervical esophagogastric anastomotic leaks after transhiatal esophagectomy: risk factors, presentation, and detection
    David T Cooke
    Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:177-84; discussion 184-5. 2009
    ..Factors for developing cervical esophagogastric anastomosis leaks (CEGAL), their presentation, and the value of a routine postoperative screening barium swallow in detecting CEGALs and other complications were analyzed...
  25. ncbi Reinforcement does not necessarily reduce the rate of staple line leaks after sleeve gastrectomy. A review of the literature and clinical experiences
    Bo Chen
    Department of General Surgery, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, 250012, China
    Obes Surg 19:166-72. 2009
    ..A feared complication is stapler line leak. Buttressing materials have been suggested as a means of reducing staple line leak rates. We analyzed the leak rates from published series to help in demonstrating a potential cause...
  26. pmc Laparoscopic appendectomy using a polymeric clip to close the appendicular stump
    Andrés Hanssen
    Instituto Medico La Floresta, Caracas, Venezuela
    JSLS 11:59-62. 2007
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  27. ncbi An effective duodenum bulb mobilization for extracorporeal Billroth I anastomosis of laparoscopic gastrectomy
    Naoki Hiki
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 10 6 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo 135 8550, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:230-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of circular-stapled B-I reconstruction for laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) with effective duodenal mobilization...
  28. ncbi Modified hemi-double-stapling technique combined with the temporal abdominal-wall-lift method for performing Billroth I anastomosis after laparoscopically assisted distal gastrectomy
    Hidenori Fujii
    Department of Surgery, Fukui Red Cross Hospital, 2 4 1 Tsukimi, Fukui, Japan
    Surg Endosc 22:2748-52. 2008
    ..One-knot setup HDS combined with the temporal abdominal wall-lift method is considered a safe and simple method for performing Billroth I anastomosis in laparoscopic distal gastrectomy...
  29. ncbi Technique of minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagogastrectomy with intrathoracic stapled side-to-side anastomosis
    Kfir Ben-David
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, 1600 SW Archer Road, P O Box 100109, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1613-8. 2010
    ..An intrathoracic linear stapled side-to-side anastomosis for gastroesophageal junction malignancy is feasible, results in low leak rates and less stenosis...
  30. ncbi Intrathoracic linear stapled esophagogastric anastomosis: an alternative to the end to end anastomosis
    Lyall A Gorenstein
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:314-6. 2011
    ..We present an alternative intrathoracic anastomotic technique to the commonly performed EEA anastomosis...
  31. ncbi Esophagogastrectomy: the influence of stapled versus hand-sewn anastomosis on outcome
    Abdollah Behzadi
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1031-40; discussion 1040-2. 2005
    ..This nonrandomized series suggests that linear stapled anastomosis is the preferred technique regardless of anastomotic location...
  32. ncbi Billroth I gastroduodenostomy using a hemi-double stapling technique
    Yoshiyuki Kuwabara
    Department of Surgery II, Nagoya City University Medical School, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 198:670-2. 2004
  33. ncbi Usefulness of automatic triangular anastomosis for esophageal cancer surgery using a linear stapler (TA-30)
    Yoshiyuki Furukawa
    Department of Surgery, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 11:80-6. 2005
    ..However, with regard to the healing process of eversion anastomosis in gastrointestinal tract instrumental anastomosis, detailed examination is expected hereafter...
  34. ncbi Stapled intestinal anastomoses in infants
    Lindsay Wrighton
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2231-4. 2008
    ..We reviewed our experience with stapled intestinal anastomoses in infants younger than 1 year and compared operative data and outcome to that of infants who underwent hand-sewn anastomoses...
  35. ncbi Experience performing 64 consecutive stapled intestinal anastomoses in small children and infants
    Ian C S Mitchell
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Medical Center of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 46:128-30. 2011
    ..Intestinal anastomosis in children has traditionally been performed using hand-sewn techniques. Little data exist evaluating the efficacy of stapled intestinal anastomoses in the infant and pediatric populations...
  36. ncbi Endoscopic-assisted intrathoracic oesophagogastrostomy without thoracotomy for tumours of the lower oesophagus and cardia
    C D Sutton
    Department of Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 28:46-8. 2002
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a novel technique enabling a trans-hiatal oesophagectomy with intrathoracic anastomosis under direct vision, without thoracotomy...
  37. ncbi [C-seal for prevention of anastomotic leakage following colorectal anastomosis]
    Annelien N Morks
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, Afd Abdominale Chirurgie, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A2812. 2011
    ..To date, 50 patients have been treated with a C-seal. Results are encouraging and therefore the C-seal is soon to be investigated under randomized study conditions...
  38. ncbi Hemiepiphyseal arrest in a porcine model
    Rolf D Burghardt
    AKK Altonaer Kinderkrankenhaus Abteilung für Kinderorthopädie, Hamburg, Deutschland
    J Pediatr Orthop 31:e25-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the Blount staple, a fixed angle device, tethers growth immediately, whereas the eight-Plate, having mobile arms, has a certain lead time to take the slack out of the system until it can begin to tether growth...
  39. ncbi Mechanical failures of eight-plateguided growth system for temporary hemiepiphysiodesis
    Rolf D Burghardt
    International Center for Limb Lengthening, Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
    J Pediatr Orthop 30:594-7. 2010
    ..The eight-Plate is said to be superior to the Blount staple, as it is less likely to break or migrate out of the bone. However, some centers have observed mechanical failures of the eight-Plate cannulated screws...
  40. ncbi Correction of bone angular deformities: experimental analysis of staples versus 8-plate
    Rodolfo A Goyeneche
    Hospital de Pediatria Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:736-40. 2009
    ..The aim of our study is to compare the effectiveness of both devices for performing angular corrections...
  41. ncbi Intracorporeal Billroth-I anastomosis using a circular stapler by the abdominal wall lifting method in laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy
    Daisuke Ichikawa
    Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:e163-6. 2009
    ..The Billroth-I method has been performed widely because of physiologic advantages and technical simplicity...
  42. ncbi Characterization of materials eliciting foreign body reaction in stapled human gastrointestinal anastomoses
    C B B Lim
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Br J Surg 95:1044-50. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the refractile foreign materials causing this reaction...
  43. ncbi Analysis of stapling versus endoloops in appendiceal stump closure
    G Beldi
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Br J Surg 93:1390-3. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of various appendiceal stump closure methods has not been evaluated systematically. The aim of this study was to compare the morbidity of stump closure by stapling or use of endoloops...
  44. ncbi Comparison of stapled versus handsewn loop ileostomy closure: a meta-analysis
    Terry T W Leung
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Room 1014, North Tower, Foothills Medical Centre, 1403 29 St NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 2T9
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:939-44. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing stapled haemorrhoidopexy with conventional haemorrhoidectomy
    W J Shao
    Department of Coloproctology, Nanjing TCM University Hospital, Nanjing, China
    Br J Surg 95:147-60. 2008
    ..This paper compares stapled haemorrhoidopexy with conventional haemorrhoidectomy for the treatment of haemorrhoids...
  46. ncbi [Double stapler technique in colorectal surgery]
    Eduardo Villanueva-Sáenz
    Departamento de Cirugía de Colon y Recto, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional Siglo XXI and Hospital Angeles del Pedregal, Mexico, D F, Mexico
    Cir Cir 76:49-53. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi Stapled hemorrhoidopexy compared with conventional hemorrhoidectomy: systematic review of randomized, controlled trials
    Pasha J Nisar
    Section of Surgery, University Hospital, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1837-45. 2004
    ..This study was designed to determine whether conventional hemorrhoidectomy or stapled hemorrhoidopexy is superior for the management of hemorrhoids...
  48. ncbi Loop ileostomy closure: comparison of cost effectiveness between suture and stapler
    Karoline Horisberger
    Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    World J Surg 34:2867-71. 2010
    ..Closure of loop ileostomy can be safely performed using sutures or staplers. The aim of the present study was to compare the cost effectiveness of three different techniques...
  49. ncbi Comparison of early and 1-year follow-up results of conventional hemorrhoidectomy and hemorrhoid artery ligation: a randomized study
    Attila Bursics
    First Department of Surgery, Semmelweis University, 1082 Budapest, Hungary
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:176-80. 2004
    ..Early and 1-year follow-up results of the procedure are presented and compared with those of closed scissors hemorrhoidectomy in a prospective randomized study...
  50. pmc Anterior resection for rectal cancer with mesorectal excision: a prospective evaluation of 622 patients
    Wai Lun Law
    Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong Medical Center, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg 240:260-8. 2004
    ..Risk factors for local recurrence and survival were also analyzed...
  51. pmc A safe and reproducible anastomotic technique for minimally invasive Ivor Lewis oesophagectomy: the circular-stapled anastomosis with the trans-oral anvil
    Guilherme M Campos
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1421-6. 2010
    ..We present our preliminary results of a standardised 25 mm/4.8mm circular-stapled anastomosis using a trans-orally placed anvil...
  52. ncbi Rectovaginal fistula after STARR procedure complicated by haematoma of the posterior vaginal wall: report of a case
    R Bassi
    Coloproctology Unit, Division of General Surgery Ospedale Maggiore, Crema CR, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 10:361-3. 2006
    ..The STARR procedure, even if performed according to a rigorous application of the methodological standards, may be followed by a RVF possibly due to a blood collection leading to ischaemia of the vaginal wall...
  53. ncbi Randomised controlled clinical trial of stapled haemorrhoidectomy vs conventional haemorrhoidectomy; a three and a half year follow up
    I Au-Yong
    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    Colorectal Dis 6:37-8. 2004
    ..This article presents the results of a three and a half year follow up of patients recruited to a randomised controlled clinical trial comparing circumferential mucosectomy (stapled haemorrhoidectomy) vs conventional haemorrhoidectomy...
  54. ncbi Stapled ileostomy closure results in reduction of postoperative morbidity
    Y A Shelygin
    Department of Rectal Cancer Surgery, State Research Center of Coloproctology, Salyam Adyl st 2, 123423, Moscow, Russia
    Tech Coloproctol 14:19-23. 2010
    ..Closure of the stoma carries a risk of morbidity and even mortality. The aim of this prospective trial was to evaluate the ability of stapled stoma closure to decrease the rates of perioperative morbidity...
  55. ncbi Conventional haemorrhoidectomy, stapled haemorrhoidectomy, Doppler guided haemorrhoidectomy artery ligation; post operative pain and anorectal manometric assessment
    Wael Khafagy
    Colorectal Surgical Unit, Mansoura University Hospitals, Egypt
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1010-5. 2009
    ..The aim of the present article was to compare stapled haemorrhoidectomy, and haemorrhoidal artery ligation with open haemorrhoidectomy with respect to the postoperative pain, symptom control, and manometric alterations...
  56. ncbi Minimally invasive esophagectomy: state of the art
    M S Kent
    The Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:137-45. 2006
    ..However, this operation is technically challenging. In this review we detail the procedure as performed in our center, and also discuss some recent developments...
  57. ncbi Rectal lumen obliteration from stapled hemorrhoidopexy: can it be prevented?
    O Buyukasik
    Department of 2nd General Surgery, Yildirim Beyazit Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Tech Coloproctol 13:333-5. 2009
    ..5 cm, verifying the existence of a lumen before introducing the stapler and just including the rectal mucosa will minimize the risk of complications...
  58. ncbi Objective comparison of stapled anopexy and open hemorrhoidectomy: a randomized, controlled trial
    M S Wilson
    Department of Surgery, Christie Hospital, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester M20 4BX, United Kingdom
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:1437-44. 2002
    ..Particular attention was paid to changes in anorectal physiology, nature of tissue resected, quality-of-life assessments, and cost implications of the treatments studied...
  59. ncbi Stapled versus handsewn methods for colorectal anastomosis surgery: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Suzana Angélica da Silva Lustosa
    Centro Universitário Fundação Oswaldo Aranha, Volta Redonda, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 120:132-6. 2002
    ..These studies, however, do not permit conclusions to be drawn, given the lack of statistical power of the samples analyzed...
  60. ncbi Long-term results after excision haemorrhoidectomy versus stapled haemorrhoidopexy for prolapsing haemorrhoids; a Belgian prospective randomized trial
    J Van de Stadt
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Hospital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels
    Acta Chir Belg 105:44-52. 2005
    ..To compare the postoperative evolution and the long-term efficacy after stapled haemorrhoidopexy (PPH) and Milligan-Morgan haemorrhoidectomy (MM)...
  61. ncbi Long-term outcomes of stapled hemorrhoidopexy vs conventional hemorrhoidectomy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Pasquale Giordano
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London E11 NR, England
    Arch Surg 144:266-72. 2009
    ..To assess the long-term results of stapled hemorrhoidopexy (SH) compared with conventional hemorrhoidectomy (CH) and to define the role of SH in the treatment of hemorrhoids...
  62. ncbi Impact of different coverage techniques on incidence of postpneumonectomy stump fistula
    W Klepetko
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 15:758-63. 1999
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the effectiveness of different coverage techniques of the bronchial stump applied in a consecutive series of pneumonectomies in avoiding this particular problem...
  63. ncbi Is there a post-PPH syndrome?
    I Khubchandani
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA 18105 1556, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 13:141-4; discussion 144. 2009
    ..This study was performed to assess the prevalence of usage of PPH and the observed postoperative complaints and complications...
  64. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of stapled haemorrhoidopexy versus conventional diathermy haemorrhoidectomy
    H Ortiz
    Unit of Coloproctology, Department of Surgery, Hospital Virgen del Camino, Irunlarrea 4, E 31008 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Br J Surg 89:1376-81. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the results of stapled haemorrhoidopexy (commonly called stapled haemorrhoidectomy) with those of conventional diathermy haemorrhoidectomy...
  65. ncbi The role of hemorrhoidopexy in the management of 3rd degree hemorrhoids
    M G Pramateftakis
    4th Surgical Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Antheon 1, Panorama, 55236 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 14:S5-7. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, recent studies identify weaknesses of the PPH in the treatment of 4th degree hemorrhoids...
  66. ncbi Intraoperative techniques to prevent air leaks
    Eric M Toloza
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3048, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 12:489-505. 2002
    ..The reinforcement of parenchymal suture and staple lines, pleural apposition, and well-vascularized tissue-flap coverage of bronchial suture and staple lines further reduce the incidence of prolonged air leaks and BPFs...
  67. ncbi Long-term outcome of a multicentre randomized clinical trial of stapled haemorrhoidopexy versus Milligan-Morgan haemorrhoidectomy
    E Ganio
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, Section of General Surgery and Liver Transplantation, University of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Br J Surg 94:1033-7. 2007
    ..This study reports the long-term follow-up of a randomized clinical trial comparing the two techniques in 100 patients affected by third- and fourth-degree haemorrhoids...
  68. ncbi Reconstruction of the gastrointestinal tract by hemi-double stapling method for the esophagus and jejunum using EEA OrVil in laparoscopic total gastrectomy and proximal gastrectomy
    Noriyuki Hirahara
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e11-5. 2011
    ..Then, HDST-based anastomosis was completed. The method may safe laparoscopic anastomosis between the esophagus and reconstructed intestine...
  69. pmc Defunctioning loop ileostomy and stapled side-to-side closure has low morbidity
    S N Amin
    Department of Surgery, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 83:246-9. 2001
    ..Therefore, defunctioning loop ileostomies are being increasingly fashioned to protect against the consequences of a leak. However, the reported complication rates of such stoma creation and closure is between 5.7-69%...
  70. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection versus stapled anopexy in the cure of hemorrhoids associated with rectal prolapse. A randomized controlled trial
    Paolo Boccasanta
    Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, IRCCS Foundation, Milan, 1st Department of General Surgery, University of Milan, Via F Sforza 35, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:245-51. 2007
    ..The aim of this randomized study was to evaluate the incidence of residual disease after SA and STARR in patients affected by prolapsed hemorrhoids associated with rectal prolapse...
  71. ncbi The rectal pocket syndrome after stapled mucosectomy
    M Pescatori
    Coloproctology Units of Villa Flaminia Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 8:808-11. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to report on a particular postoperative complication, the rectal pocket syndrome (RPS)...
  72. ncbi Low hemorrhoidopexy staple line does not improve results and increases risk for incontinence
    F Pigot
    Proctology Service, Bagatelle Hospital, Talence Cedex, France
    Tech Coloproctol 10:329-33. 2006
    ..We assessed the association between outcome of SH and patients' characteristics and procedure parameters (associated procedure, suture line height, doughnut size, presence of malpighian tissue or smooth muscle in specimen)...
  73. ncbi Long-term results after stapled hemorrhoidopexy: high patient satisfaction despite frequent postoperative symptoms
    P Fueglistaler
    Surgical Department, St Claraspital, Basel, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:204-12. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate long-term results after stapled hemorrhoidopexy and to assess patient satisfaction in association with postoperative hemorrhoidal symptoms...
  74. ncbi Stapled hemorrhoidopexy. Complications and 2-year follow-up
    Giovanni Angelone
    General and Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, S Maria Della Pietà Hospital, Casoria, Naples, Italy
    Chir Ital 58:753-60. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi Stapled hemorrhoidopexy and Milligan Morgan hemorrhoidectomy in the cure of fourth-degree hemorrhoids: long-term evaluation and clinical results
    Claudio Mattana
    Department of Surgery, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1770-5. 2007
    ..The long-term results after stapled hemorrhoidopexy compared with Milligan-Morgan procedure are discussed...
  76. ncbi Continued rectal bleeding following stapled haemorrhoidectomy
    R Drummond
    Colorectal Dis 9:669-70. 2007
  77. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for rectocele
    C Neal Ellis
    Department of Surgery, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:153-4. 2007
    ..3%, urgency in 1.1% and incontinence of flatus in 1.1% of patients. These data suggest that the STARR procedure is an effective management option for obstructed defecation with an acceptable risk of complications...
  78. ncbi Clinical predictors of leak after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    E C Hamilton
    Clinical Center for the Surgical Management of Obesity and the Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:679-84. 2003
    ..Contrast studies may underdiagnose leaks, forcing surgeons to rely solely on clinical data. This study was designed to evaluate various clinical signs for detecting leakage after LRYGB...
  79. ncbi Perineal stapled prolapse resection: a new procedure for external rectal prolapse
    Roland Scherer
    Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Surgery, Waldfriede Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1727-30. 2008
    ..This technique has been modified to the perineal stapled prolapse resection. The surgical technique and the preliminary results of the new procedure for external rectal prolapse are presented...
  80. ncbi Rectal diverticulum: a new complication of STARR procedure for obstructed defecation
    G Sciaudone
    First Division of General Surgery, Second University of Naples Policlinico, Naples, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 12:61-3. 2008
    ..STARR procedure can produce new and difficult-to-treat complications and should be reserved for expert colorectal surgeons with proved familiarity in transanal surgery...
  81. ncbi Long-term results after stapled haemorrhoidopexy for fourth-degree haemorrhoids: a prospective study with median follow-up of 6 years
    E Zacharakis
    Fourth Academic Surgical Unit, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Makedonia, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 11:144-7; discussion 147-8. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to assess our early and long-term results after stapled haemorrhoidopexy for fourth-degree haemorrhoids...
  82. ncbi Systematic review on the procedure for prolapse and hemorrhoids (stapled hemorrhoidopexy)
    Joe J Tjandra
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Epworth Hospitals, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:878-92. 2007
    ..This is a systematic review on stapled hemorrhoidopexy of all randomized, controlled trials that have been published until August 2006...
  83. ncbi The effect of temporary hemiepiphyseal stapling on the growth plate: a radiologic and immunohistochemical study in rabbits
    Umit S Aykut
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:336-41. 2005
    ..Temporary hemiepiphyseal stapling is a safe and effective method for control of physeal growth of long bones before skeletal maturity. However, it is of paramount importance not to disturb the periosteum during stapling...
  84. ncbi Consensus conference on the stapled transanal rectal resection (STARR) for disordered defaecation
    M L Corman
    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
    Colorectal Dis 8:98-101. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi Stapled rectal mucosectomy vs. closed hemorrhoidectomy: a randomized, clinical trial
    José Manuel Correa-Rovelo
    Colon and Rectum Clinic, Medica Sur Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:1367-74; discussion 1374-5. 2002
    ..We compared the safety and clinical outcome between stapled rectal mucosectomy and closed hemorrhoidectomy for the surgical treatment of noncomplicated hemorrhoidal disease...
  86. ncbi Experience of 3711 stapled haemorrhoidectomy operations
    K H Ng
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road, Singapore 169608, Singapore
    Br J Surg 93:226-30. 2006
    ..Stapled haemorrhoidectomy has been routinely performed in the Department of Colorectal Surgery, Singapore General Hospital since 1999...
  87. ncbi Pneumomediastinum after dilatation of anal stricture following stapled hemorrhoidopexy
    I Kanellos
    4th Surgical Department, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Tech Coloproctol 8:185-7. 2004
    ..Drainage of the abscess was performed, allowing quick recovery. After discharge from the hospital, the patient continued to perform periodic dilatation. Simple proctoscopic dilatation was conducted in an outpatient setting...
  88. ncbi Roux-en-Y gastric bypass leak complications
    J Stephen Marshall
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, Peoria, IL 61603, USA
    Arch Surg 138:520-3; discussion 523-4. 2003
    ..Enteric leakage is a significant complication of the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) procedure that can be treated successfully...
  89. ncbi Reinterventions after complicated or failed stapled hemorrhoidopexy
    L Brusciano
    Coloproctology Unit, Villa Flaminia Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1846-51. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study is to analyze the causes for and the outcome of reintervention following either severely complicated or failed stapled hemorrhoidopexy...
  90. ncbi A prospective, randomized, controlled multicenter trial comparing stapled hemorrhoidopexy and Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: perioperative and one-year results
    A J Senagore
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1824-36. 2004
    ..Results are presented here from the first prospective, randomized, multicenter trial comparing these hemorrhoid procedures in the United States...
  91. ncbi Prospective study of factors affecting postoperative pain and symptom persistence after stapled rectal mucosectomy for hemorrhoids: a need for preservation of squamous epithelium
    José M Correa-Rovelo
    Colon and Rectum Clinic, Medica Sur Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:955-62. 2003
    ..Intensity of postoperative pain was associated with the type of resected epithelium. This suggests that low transection of hemorrhoids must be avoided...
  92. pmc Stapled hemorrhoidopexy versus milligan-morgan hemorrhoidectomy: a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial with 2-year postoperative follow up
    Jean François Gravié
    CHU Rangueil, Toulouse, France
    Ann Surg 242:29-35. 2005
    ..The goals of the study were to evaluate the efficacy and reproducibility of stapled hemorrhoidopexy and define its place among conventional techniques...
  93. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defaecation and evidence-based practice
    D G Jayne
    Academic Surgical Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Br J Surg 92:793-4. 2005
  94. ncbi Bleeding, incontinence, pain and constipation after STARR transanal double stapling rectotomy for obstructed defecation
    G Dodi
    Coloproctology Unit, University Hospital, Padua, Italy
    Tech Coloproctol 7:148-53. 2003
    ..We report the postoperative complications and recurrence of symptoms following this novel operation...
  95. ncbi Rectovaginal fistula after stapled haemorrhoidopexy
    P J McDonald
    Colorectal Dis 6:64-5. 2004
  96. ncbi Surgical stapler-associated fatalities and adverse events reported to the Food and Drug Administration
    S Lori Brown
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Postmarket Surveillance, Office of Surveillance and Biometrics, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 199:374-81. 2004
    ..The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates surgical staplers as a medical device. Manufacturers and health-care providers report adverse events occurring during the use of surgical staplers to the FDA...
  97. ncbi Severe intra-abdominal bleeding following stapled mucosectomy due to enterocele: report of a case
    G Aumann
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, General Hospital Dresden Friedrichstadt, Teaching Hospital Technical University of Dresden, Friedrichstrasse 41, D 01067, Dresden, Germany
    Tech Coloproctol 8:41-3. 2004
    ..The serosa defect was sutured and a diverting sigmoid stoma was carried out. The patient left the hospital 10 days later. We emphasize vigilance for undetected enteroceles in mucosal prolapse syndrome combined with defecation problems...
  98. ncbi Total stapled, total intra-abdominal (TSTI) laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: one leak in 1000 cases
    Carlos Carrasquilla
    Florida Center for Surgical Weight Control, Florida Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313, USA
    Obes Surg 14:613-7. 2004
    ..Variations in technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) have been reported. These changes, mainly in the construction of the gastro-jejunostomy, are intended to decrease complications...
  99. ncbi Stapled and open hemorrhoidectomy: randomized controlled trial of early results
    Domenico Palimento
    Department of Surgery, Civil Hospital San Rocco, Via Sessa Mignana, 81037 Sessa Aurunca, Caserta, Italy
    World J Surg 27:203-7. 2003
    ..735). Hemorrhoidectomy with a circular staple device is easy to perform and achieves better results than the Milligan-Morgan technique in terms of postoperative pain and recovery. Comparable results are obtained at long-term follow-up...
  100. ncbi Stapled haemorrhoidopexy in fourth degree haemorrhoidal prolapse: is it worthwhile?
    C Finco
    University of Padova, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, 3th General Surgery Clinic, Coloproctological Unit, S Antonio Hospital, Padova, Italy
    Colorectal Dis 8:130-4. 2006
    ..Objective The aim of this study was prospectively to evaluate 116 patients who underwent stapled anopexy conducted by the same surgeon for III or IV degree haemorrhoidal prolapse...
  101. ncbi Stapled transanal rectal resection under laparoscopic surveillance for rectocele and concomitant enterocele
    S Petersen
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Dresden Friedrichstadt Hospital, Dresden, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:685-9. 2006
    ..We decided to perform a combined procedure of transanal rectal resection with a simultaneous laparoscopy for patients with obstructed defecation syndrome and an enterocele...

Research Grants3

  1. Device to Improve Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Using O2 Dependent Phosphorescen
    JASON MATTHEW ZAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a device that: integrates into the surgical workflow by coupling to a commercially available, off-the-shelf surgical stapling instrument, employs an array of multimodality sensors to assess the viability of the tissues at the staple ..
  2. A Device to Reduce Anastomotic Failure in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
    JASON ZAND; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a device that: integrates into the surgical workflow by coupling to a commercially available, off-the-shelf surgical stapling instrument, employs an array of multimodality sensors to assess the viability of the tissues at the staple ..
  3. ENTERIC PHYSIOLOGY OF THE TRANSPLANTED GUT
    Michael Sarr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will define important, novel neural mechanisms regulating motor and absorptive function in the denervated gut. Selected aspects have translational value to clinical gut transplantation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..