Endoscopic Treatment of the Coloanal Anastomotic Dehiscence and Stricture: Stenting Via Rendezvous Technique

ÖZTAŞ E., Saygili F., ULAŞ M., Disibeyaz S.

SURGICAL LAPAROSCOPY ENDOSCOPY & PERCUTANEOUS TECHNIQUES, vol.28, no.5, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


An anastomotic leak is a serious complication of colorectal surgery. Leak management is often grueling, and a definitive stoma is often mandatory for rescue therapy. Herein, we present a patient who experienced coloanal anastomotic dehiscence and complete stricture at the proximal part of the anastomosis. This case was successfully treated with a fully covered self-expandable metallic stent placement via the combined endoscopic (per ileostomy) and manual (per anal channel) rendezvous technique.