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Anastomotic Leak Summary

Description: Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of digestive system fluid from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of digestive system structures. Most common leakages are from breakdown of the sutured lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.

Also Known As: Anastomotic Leakage; Anastomotic Leakages; Anastomotic Leaks; Leak, Anastomotic; Leakage, Anastomotic Show All >>

Networked: 1622 relevant articles (69 outcomes, 142 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Anastomotic Leak

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant) : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 32 results : IBA
  2. Methylene Blue (Methylthioninium Chloride) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 1
  3. Vancomycin : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 23 Generic
  4. Tobramycin (Nebcin) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 44 Generic
  5. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : FDA 12 Generic
  6. C-Reactive Protein : 1 outcome 6 studies in 20 results : IBA
  7. Fibrin : 1 outcome 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  8. Plastics : 1 outcome 1 study in 16 results : IBA
  9. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 36 Generic
  10. Polyethylene Terephthalates (Polyethylene Terephthalate) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Anastomotic Leak

  1. Rectal Neoplasms (Rectal Cancer)
  2. Anastomotic Leak
  3. Fistula
  4. Pathologic Constriction (Stenosis)
  5. Hemorrhage
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Key Therapies for Anastomotic Leak

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  1. Stents : 17 outcomes 12 studies in 129 results
  2. Esophagectomy : 7 outcomes 18 studies in 182 results
  3. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 65 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 80 results
  5. Gastrectomy : 3 outcomes 11 studies in 89 results
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