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December 1978

Low Anterior Resection of the Colon and Anastomosis With Staples

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From the Westport (Mass) Family Medicine Center.

Arch Surg. 1978;113(12):1479. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1978.01370240101020

• A stapling device introduced through the rectum significantly simplifies the construction of a secure, low, end-to-end anastomosis of the rectosigmoid.

(Arch Surg 113:1479, 1978)

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