Ramstedt operation

py·lo·ro·my·ot·o·my

(pī-lōr'ō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē),
Longitudinal incision through the anterior wall of the pyloric canal to the level of the submucosa, to treat hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
[pyloro- + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]

Ramstedt operation

(răm′stĕt, räm′shtĕt)

py·lo·ro·my·ot·o·my

(pī-lōr'ŏ-mī-ot'ŏ-mē)
Longitudinal incision through the anterior wall of the pyloric canal to the level of the submucosa, to treat hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
Synonym(s): Fredet-Ramstedt operation, Ramstedt operation.
[pyloro- + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]

Ramstedt,

Conrad, German surgeon, 1867-1963.
Fredet-Ramstedt operation - Synonym(s): Ramstedt operation
Ramstedt clamp
Ramstedt dilator
Ramstedt operation - longitudinal incision through the anterior wall of the pyloric canal to the level of the submucosa, to treat hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. Synonym(s): Fredet-Ramstedt operation; pyloromyotomy; Ramstedt procedure; Ramstedt pyloromyotomy
Ramstedt procedure - Synonym(s): Ramstedt operation
Ramstedt pyloromyotomy - Synonym(s): Ramstedt operation
Ramstedt pyloroplasty

Ramstedt operation

longitudinal incision through the serosa and sphincter muscles at the pyolorus in order to relax a stenotic or closed-by-spasm sphincter. Called also Fredet-Ramstedt operation. See also pyloromyotomy.