Compression anastomoses tend to be stronger and have less inflammation compared to
sutured or stapled anastomoses but require several days to form. Our group has developed
a purely endoscopic technique for immediate cholecysto-gastrostomy (GJ) creation using
magnetic compression produced by programmable, miniature, self-assembling magnets.
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