The Microsurgery Training and Research Laboratory

Review Step by step suturing of the end-to-end anastomosis

1. Insert forceps to separate the walls

2. Insert the first stay stitch in the upper corner

3. Attach the stay to the frame

4. Insert the second stay in the lower corner

5. Attach the second stay to the frame

6. Insert the third stitch in the middle between two stays

7. Fourth stitch applies between the 1st and 3 rd

8. Fifth stitch — between 3rd and 2nd

9. Rotate the clamp and repeat 3rd, 4th and 5th stitches in order

10. Examine all 8 stitches for gaps and remove the clamps

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