Billroth's operation I

Billroth's operation I

(bĭl′rōts)
n.
Surgical excision of the pylorus with end-to-end anastomosis of the stomach and the duodenum.

Billroth's operation I

Etymology: Christian A. Billroth, Austrian surgeon, 1829-1894
the surgical removal of the pylorus in the treatment of gastric cancer or peptic ulcer disease. The proximal end of the duodenum is anastomosed to the stomach.
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Billroth's operation I