Image Tag: Linear Stapler

Laparoscopic colostomy

Laparoscopic colostomy. A. The preselected colostomy site has been prepared by excising a disk of skin and subcutaneous tissue down to fascia. Fascia is left intact to prevent loss of pneumoperitoneum. A trocar is placed through the center of the ostomy s

The Roux limb is created using a linear stapler

The Roux limb is created using a linear stapler. A hand-sewn technique may also be employed. (Soper NJ, Swanstrom LL, Eubanks WS, eds. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery. 2d ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005. Used b

Creating Pouch

A. Initial firing of linear stapler to create pouch. B. Completion of pouch. (Soper NJ, Swanstrom LL, Eubanks WS, eds. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery. 2d ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005. Used by permission.)

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