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Anastomotic Leak

"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 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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Anastomotic Leak" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Anastomotic Leak" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 105 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2020
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