gastroenterostomy gastroenterostomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical creation of an opening between the stomach wall and the small intestines; performed when the normal opening has been eliminated

Usage(s):

  1. Surely an officer with a peptic ulcer so severe it required surgery (gastroenterostomy, I believe) at Mayo's could not pass a physical? Perhaps it is just sour grapes on my part .
  2. So vagotomy has been combined with hemigastrectomy (second diagram), and also with the older operation of gastroenterostomy (third diagram), in which nothing is cut out but the .
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