Pediatric Surgery

Duodeno-duodenostomy for Duodenal Atresia

June 11, 2021
In this video, duodeno-dudenostomy diamond anastomsis for duodenal atresia is demonstrated. The patient is a 2 day old boy that is presented with greenish vomiting since birth. Exploration revealed complete duodenal atresia type three and midgut malrotation. The video shows the surgeon's point of view (POV).

In this procedure, the operative steps are played in normal speed while some of the steps is played in faster speed for illustration purpose. The original video is one hour and 210. minutes.
Surgical steps a described in the subtitles during the video. This is an educational video designed for junior pediatric surgeons in training.

This video is intended as an education material and should not replace formal surgical training.

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Tamer Ashraf Wafa PhD, MRCS
Assists Professor, Pediatric Surgery Department


  • Duodeno-duodenostomy Diamond anastomosis for duodenal atresia (00:00)
  • Exploration of the intestine and rotational anomalies evaluation (00:39)
  • Dissection of the Proximal and Distal Duodenal parts (01:06)
  • Planning the openings in the duodenum (01:38)
  • Testing the distal patency of the bowel (02:46)
  • The diamond anastomosis (03:05)
  • Correction of Malrotation (06:12)

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