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Disease Anastomotic Leak

Name Anastomotic Leak
Synonyms Anastomotic Leakage | Anastomotic Leakages | Anastomotic Leaks | Leakage, Anastomotic | Leakages, Anastomotic | Leak, Anastomotic | Leaks, Anastomotic
Definition Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D057868

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