End-to-end colonic anastomosis in a 70 year-old woman who had undergone previous colonic resection for carcinoma. A retained suture is visible on the right.
Ileocolic anastomosis in a 79 year-old woman who had undergone right hemicolectomy for carcinoma. Note the transition from smooth colonic mucosa with prominent vascular pattern, to ileal mucosa with mucosal folds and indistinct vascular pattern.
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