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Table 2 Characteristics and clinical courses of patients with intraluminal bleeding

From: Incidence and risk factors for anastomotic bleeding in lower gastrointestinal surgery

Patient Age Gender Diagnosis Primary surgical technique Surgical approach Anastomosis technique* Time to postoperative hemorrhage (days) Bleeding diagnosis Treatment Hospital stay (days)
1 73 M Non-occlusive cancer Total colectomy and ileorectal anastomosis Laparotomy Side to side, mechanical PO #6 Clinical   26
2 81 F Non-occlusive cancer Low rectal anterior resection Laparoscopy assisted End to end, mechanical PO #7 Endoscopic Transfusions (2); 13
3 66 M Non-occlusive cancer Right standard/extended hemicolectomy Laparoscopic Side to side, mechanical PO #1 Clinical Transfusions (3); 14
4 72 M Non-occlusive cancer Right standard/extended hemicolectomy Laparoscopy assisted Side to side, mechanical PO #10 Endoscopic Transfusions (4); 13
5 57 M Cancer (Metastasis melanoma) Small bowel resection Laparotomy Side to side, mechanical PO #10 Radiological Transfusions (6); re-operation 8
6 66 M Cancer (unresectable polyp) Right standard/extended hemicolectomy Laparoscopic Side to side, mechanical PO #3 Clinical   4
7 70 F Non-occlusive cancer Low rectal anterior resection Laparotomy End to end, mechanical PO #7 Clinical   7
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  2. * Side to side anastomosis technique: one application of linear cutter stapler on the anti-mesenteric side of both bowel ends and one application of a linear stapler to close the end. End to end anastomosis technique: one application of a circular stapler