STEP 5Preparation and suture on the mesenteric side

A Satinsky clamp is placed on the superior mesenteric vein and a semicircular cut of the vein is done with Potts scissors (Figure 5). This incision favors the position of the graft in the right and slightly posterior aspect of the vein. Using a 5-0 Prolene suture, each angle is placed and the PTFE graft is approximated close to the vein. The length of the graft has to be cut according to the position of the duodenum.

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