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Fig. 2 | BMC Surgery

Fig. 2

From: Preventing clinically relevant pancreatic fistula with combination of linear stapling plus continuous suture of the stump in laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy

Fig. 2

Transection of pancreas and continuous suture for stump closure, a After mobilization of pancreas and separation of splenic vessels, the parenchyma of pancreas was transected by linear stapler applying peri-firing compression. b, c, d After pancreas transection, continuous suture was added just proximal to the staple line with great care to maintain continuous steady traction throughout the suturing and the regular placement of the suture to achieve equal tension distribution

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