To the Editor: 
[Re: “Surgical Stapler Safety Took Center Stage in 2019”]

I am a missionary surgeon from the United States, and I routinely bring staplers with me for open surgeries that are often on patients with very advanced diseases. My preference is Ethicon GIA 75 mm; I have blue, green and yellow loads. I use the staplers on all gastrointestinal cases and do not usually reinforce the staple line except for a stitch or two at the crotch of an anastomosis. The staplers are