cecopexy

(redirected from caecopexy)

cecopexy

 [se´ko-pek″se]
fixation or suspension of the cecum to correct excessive mobility.

ce·co·pex·y

(sē'kō-pek'sē),
Operative anchoring of a movable cecum.
[ceco- + G. pexis, fixation]

cecopexy

[sē′kōpek′sē]
Etymology: L, caecus + Gk, pexis, fix
a surgical operation that fixes or suspends the cecum to correct its excessive mobility. Also called cecofixation.

ce·co·pex·y

(sē'kō-pek-sē)
Operative anchoring of a movable cecum.
Synonym(s): typhlopexy, typhlopexia, caecopexy.
[ceco- + G. pexis, fixation]

cecopexy

fixation or suspension of the cecum to correct excessive mobility.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Appendicectomy and caecopexy were performed and the patient had an uneventful post-operative recovery.
Early diagnosis of caecal bascule is important as it permits the more conservative caecopexy procedure to be performed.