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Bill·roth

(bĭl'rōt),
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She argues that such an approach is valid because Brahms's closest friends, including Billroth and Elizabet von Herzogenberg, stated that only careful study could reveal the true meaning of his compositions.
Retrograde jejunogastric intussusception is a well-recognised, rare, but potentially fatal long-term complication of gastrojejunostomy or Billroth II reconstruction.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma was first reported in the salivary gland by Billroth (4) in 1859; he described a tumor with cribriform, glandular, and basaloid patterns containing mucous material.
suffered from painful ulcers, which were at least partly the reason for his early retirement, and which soon after his retirement required a surgical procedure that he was interested to learn was named after its inventor, the nineteenth-century Viennese surgeon Theodor Billroth, also an amateur violist and a friend of Brahms.
A 73-year-old male with Billroth 2 gastrectomy for PUD in 1980 presented in June 2003 with 6 months of abdominal pain, weight loss and vomiting.
Theodor Billroth performed the first successful operation for gastric cancer.
Subsequently, the patient underwent antrectomy with Billroth II anastomosis.
The failure rate increases substantially in patients with altered anatomy, such as after a Billroth II gastrectomy, or in patients with duodenal narrowing due to tumour infiltration.