Use of the vascular closure staples (VCS) in kidney and as well as in liver and pancreas transplantation is well documented.5,8 Use of the VCS contributes in creating an excellent anastomosis and minimising operative time. The excellent results from our experience with the use of VCS for vascular access encouraged us to use them in kidney and pancreas transplantations. The vascular closure staples create an excellent anastomosis and minimise warm ischaemia time. Therefore, they contribute to haemostasis.
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