Salvage After Anastomotic Leak in Crohn Disease: Utilization of a New, Simple Diverting Ileostomy

Jacob C. Handelsman, Ronald H. Fishbein, Theodore M Bayless, Eugene Burbige

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It may be possible to manage an anastomotic leak following resection for Crohn disease by drainage, suture, and proximal loop ileostomy. This report describes success with a simple diverting ileostomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1040-1041
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Surgery
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1976


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  • Surgery

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