- The efficacy of intraoperative methylene blue enemas to assess the integrity of a colonic anastomosisStanton Smith
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
BMC Surg 7:15. 2007..Intraoperative testing of colonic anastomoses is routine in assuring anastamotic integrity. We sought to determine the efficacy of the methylene blue enema (MBE) as an intraoperative test for anastomotic leaks...