antrectomy


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antrectomy

 [an-trek´to-me]
surgical excision of an antrum.

an·trec·to·my

(an-trek'tō-mē),
Removal of a portion of the walls of the maxillary antrum. Removal of the antrum (distal half) of the stomach; often combined with bilateral excision of portions of vagus nerve trunks (vagectomy) in treatment of peptic ulcer. Reconstruction of the continuity of the alimentary tract can be by a gastroduodenostomy (Billroth I) or a loop gastrojejunostomy (Billroth II).
[antrum + G. ektomē, excision]

antrectomy

(ăn-trĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of an antrum, such as removal of the pyloric antrum of the stomach.

antrectomy

[antrek′təmē]
the surgical excision of the pylorus.

an·trec·to·my

(an-trek'tŏ-mē)
1. Removal of the walls of an antrum.
2. Removal of the antrum (distal half) of the stomach.
[antrum + G. ektomē, excision]

Antrectomy

A surgical procedure for ulcer disease in which the antrum, a portion of the stomach, is removed.
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Wernicke's encephalopathy as a complication of gastroparesis after emergency partial antrectomy.
Open biopsy with anterior ethmoidectomy, left maxillary antrectomy, left total ethmoidectomy, left sphenoidectomy was performed, which showed nonseptate hyphae with right angle branching consistent with the diagnosis of mucormycosis (Figure 1).
The first recorded instance of intraoperative testing may be the electromotor test developed by Burge and Vane in 1958 (1) to assess the completeness of vagotomy in patients undergoing antrectomy because of gastric ulcer disease.
Surgeries of duodenal diverticulization should be carried out, when a large tissue of the first part of duodenum is lost; it includes closure of the duodenal injury, gastric antrectomy with end-to-side gastrojejunostomy, tube duodenostomy and drainage the area of duodenal repair.
Destructive injuries proximal to the sphincter may require antrectomy and gastrojejunostomy.
His method involves 6 peritoneal stripping procedures (called peritonectomies) to be performed at the initial surgery, including (1) greater omentectomy and splenectomy, (2) left upper quadrant peritonectomy, (3) right upper quadrant peritonectomy, (4) lesser omentectomy with cholecystectomy, (5) pelvic peritonectomy with rectosigmoid resection, and (6) antrectomy.
Duodenal 'diverticulisation' is the most radical of these procedures with primary closure of the duodenal wound, a vagotomy, an antrectomy with an end-to-side gastrojejunostomy, T-tube common bile duct drainage, and a tube duodenostomy.
Radical treatment of perforated Duodenal Ulcer by antrectomy and truncal vagotomy is justified in the hands of experienced surgeon.
The patient was admitted to the hospital, where she received multiple transfusions for symptomatic anemia and eventually underwent gastric antrectomy to control the hemorrhage.
1%) underwent truncal vagotomy with posterior gastrojejunostomy, 1 case underwent truncal vagotomy with antrectomy.
Subsequently, the patient underwent antrectomy with Billroth II anastomosis.