Alexander Forero-Torres1*, María Reyes Bañeres-Visedo2 and María Isabel Prieto-Nieto1
1Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Division of Coloproctology, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Spain
2Nutritionist-Dietist, Mental Health Nurse, Private Clinic, Madrid, Spain
*Corresponding Author: Alexander Forero-Torres, Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Division of Coloproctology, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Spain.
Received: December 16, 2019; Published: January 29, 2020
Introduction: Small bowel leiomyomas are the most common symptomatic benign small bowel tumor. The treatment of symptomatic lesions are the resection. The laparoscopic approach it is useful in the treatment of malignant and benign small bowel tumors. It will became the first choice approach in the treatment of intestinal tumors. This case report documents the successful removal of a leiomyoma by laparoscopic approach.
Case Report: A 50 year-old man, who was operated of a Retroperitoneal Myelolipoma, was referred to our clinics with a complaint of abdominal pain. Abdominal TC revealed a solid tumor, measuring 3,7 x 3 cm, probably a GIST, adenopathy of 7 mm, and mesenteric panniculitis. We perform a Laparoscopic approach with four to cars and perform a stapler intracorporeal anastomosis using a bag to exteriorized the tumor. The histopathology report showed a intestinal Leiomyoma with margins free of tumor. The patient was discharged 3 days after surgery.
Conclusions: The laparoscopic approach can be used to resect intestinal tumors and perform intracorporeal anastomosis without complications. The patient could benefits of all advantages of a minimally invasive approach.
Keywords: Bowel Tumor; Laparoscopic Approach; Intestinal Tumors
Citation: Alexander Forero-Torres., et al. "Laparoscopic Resection and Intracorporeal Anastomosis of a Small Bowel Tumor. Case Report".Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 3.2 (2020): 01-03.
Copyright: © 2020 Alexander Forero-Torres., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.