Anatomical and technical bases of digestive surgery

Authors

  • Aldo Cunha Medeiros Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
  • Italo Medeiros Azevedo

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20398/jscr.v7i1.9906

Keywords:

Gastrointestinal tract, Esophagus, Stomach, Small bowel, Colon, Surgical anatomy, Anastomosis

Abstract

Purpose: To discuss relevant issues concerned to surgical anatomy of digestive tract organs and their influence on surgical technique and operative tactics. Methods: The literature for this review was collected with PubMed and SciElo search using the combination of digestive tract, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, surgical anatomy, operative technique, and the specific terms for anatomy. Results: This review has permited to stablish and emphasize the most relevant details of surgical anatomy of digestive tract associated to the facilities and technical difficulties encountered by surgeons when operating esophagus, stomach and intestines. Conclusion: Surgical anatomy of digestive tract is rich in essential details for surgery of the organs involved in this area, assisting surgeons about technical facilities and difficulties encountered in the operating room.

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Author Biography

Aldo Cunha Medeiros, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte

Department of Surgery

Nucleous of Exprimental Surgery, Chair

Published

08-08-2016

How to Cite

MEDEIROS, A. C.; AZEVEDO, I. M. Anatomical and technical bases of digestive surgery. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL AND CLINICAL RESEARCH, [S. l.], v. 7, n. 1, p. 27–39, 2016. DOI: 10.20398/jscr.v7i1.9906. Disponível em: https://periodicos.ufrn.br/jscr/article/view/9906. Acesso em: 6 oct. 2022.

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REVIEW