What is anastomosis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Anastomosis is a procedure to connect healthy sections of tubular structures in the body after the diseased portion has been surgically removed. Anastomosis are typically performed on blood vessels, the urinary tract and gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

This answer is based on source information from National Cancer Institute.

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