"Anastomotic Leak" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.
- Anastomotic Leak
- Anastomotic Leaks
- Leak, Anastomotic
- Leaks, Anastomotic
- Anastomotic Leakage
- Anastomotic Leakages
- Leakage, Anastomotic
- Leakages, Anastomotic
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