Reducing anastomotic leak in colorectal surgery: The old dogmas and the new challenges
Jeremy Meyer, Surennaidoo Naiken, Niki Christou, Emilie Liot, Christian Toso, Nicolas Christian Buchs, Frédéric Ris, Division of Digestive Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Genève 1211, Switzerland
Author contributions: Meyer J conceived the review and wrote the draft of the manuscript; Meyer J, Naiken S, Christou N, Liot E, Toso C, Buchs NC and Ris F reviewed and accepted the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Jeremy Meyer, MD, PhD, Surgeon, Division of Digestive Surgery, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil 4, Genève 1211, Switzerland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 19, 2019
Peer-review started: March 19, 2019
First decision: August 3, 2019
Revised: August 9, 2019
Accepted: August 19, 2019
Article in press: August 19, 2019
Published online: September 14, 2019