appendicostomy

appendicostomy

 [ah-pen″dĭ-kos´tah-me]
surgical creation of an opening into the vermiform appendix.

ap·pen·di·cos·to·my

(ă-pen'di-kos'tō-mē),
An operation to create an opening into the intestine through the tip of the appendix, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall.
[appendico- + G. stoma, mouth]

appendicostomy

/ap·pen·di·cos·to·my/ (ah-pen″dĭ-kos´tah-me) surgical creation of an opening into the vermiform appendix to irrigate or drain the large bowel.

appendicostomy

(ə-pĕn′dĭ-kŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical opening of the tip of the veriform appendix to irrigate the bowel.

appendicostomy

An obsolete surgical procedure attributed to RF Weir (1835–1927), in which an intestinal stoma was “ported” through the tip of the vermiform appendix to the anterior abdominal wall.

ap·pen·di·cos·to·my

(ă-pen'di-kos'tǒ-mē)
An operation for opening into the intestine through the tip of the vermiform appendix, previously attached to the anterior abdominal wall.
[appendico- + G. stoma, mouth]
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A four-year-old boy underwent colonic resection and appendicostomy, with anaesthesia comprising propofol and remifentanil infusions, epidural analgesia and monitoring including Bispectral Index (Aspect Medical Systems, Newton, MA, USA).