gastroenterostomy :

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

  • 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 .
  • 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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