Billroth's operation II

Billroth's operation II

n.
The surgical resection of the pylorus to the stomach, followed by closure of the cut ends of the duodenum and gastrojejunostomy.

Billroth's operation II

Etymology: Christian A. Billroth
the surgical removal of the pylorus and the first part of the duodenum. The cut end of the stomach is anastomosed to the jejunum, which is pulled through the transverse mesocolon from the lower abdomen. The remaining duodenum carrying biliary and pancreatic secretions drains into the ileum through a new anastomosis in the lower abdomen. Also called gastrojejunostomy.
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Billroth's operation II