Intraoperative Adjuncts in Colorectal Surgery

Husein Moloo, David A. Etzioni

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This article reviews the evidence regarding intraoperative techniques used by surgeons to prevent postoperative complications. The specific prophylactic measures examined include proximal diversion and use of drains after colorectal anastomoses, omentoplasty, adhesion prevention, and optimal wound closure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-43
Number of pages11
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2013


  • Adhesion prevention
  • Intraabdominal drains
  • Intraoperative adjuncts colorectal surgery
  • Omentoplasty
  • Proximal diversion
  • Wound closure technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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