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Synonyms for anastomosis

a natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous

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8) Despite the importance of venous drainage, one case describes a successful macrosurgical reattachment without venous anastomoses.
IVC complications are rare, but include stenoses and thromboses at the anastomotic site, and occur more commonly in pediatric populations, retransplantation, and when end-to-end anastomoses rather than "piggyback" anastomoses were employed.
Carotid-basilar anastomoses are generally named after the cranial nerve they run along.
In about 85 per cent of human hearts the RCA or its conus branch gave an interventricular septal branch, which established anastomoses with the septal perforators of AIV; this artery was not seen in the hearts of pig.
Stapled ileal pouch anal anastomoses are safer than handsewn anastomoses in patients with ulcerative colitis.
In addition, histologic examination of resected anastomoses showed complete reepithelialization of the mucosa and a uniform anastomosis showing full recovery to the natural multi-layer tissue structure.
Four published studies containing comparative data on Bricker and Wallace ureteroenteric anastomoses were identified (Table i).
Anastomoses are often considered the most critical step of the bypass procedure.
The interrupted anastomosis necessarily precludes the "purse-string" effect that hand-sewn anastomoses can incur (2, 3).
Direct visualization of the luminal aspect of the flap revealed the presence of viable tissue and no evidence of ischemia or venous congestion; the suture lines at the anastomoses were intact (figure, B).
It deploys the Compression Anastomosis Clip (CAC[TM]) during side-to-side and end-to-side anastomoses.
8] We have performed these anastomoses laparoscopically and have started using the V-loc (Covidien, Mansfield, MA) suture.
In addition to the reduced operating time, faster recovery and overall improved patient outcomes associated with minimally invasive procedures, using the automated connector device allows me to perform multi-vessel cardiac bypass surgery with reliable and consistent anastomoses on patients who benefit tremendously from a minimally-invasive approach.
Vascular arborization and anastomoses are not observed.