Modified gambee stitch. Safe, easy and fast modification

Samir F. Shureih, Theodore H. Wilson, William H.B. Howard

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A modification of the Gambee stitch used in gastrointestinal anastomoses is described. It differs from a previously reported modification in that it requires less needle manipulation, and our experience has shown it to be safe as well as a faster anastomotic suture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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