gastroduodenostomy


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gastroduodenostomy

 [gas″tro-doo″o-dĕ-nos´tah-me]
anastomosis between the stomach and the duodenum; called also Billroth I procedure.
Subtotal gastrectomy removes acid-secreting portions of the stomach. After removing the distal stomach (inset) a surgeon sutures the remaining portion of the stomach to the duodenum (Billroth I procedure) or to the proximal jejunum (Billroth II procedure). From Polaski and Tatro, 1996.

gas·tro·du·o·de·nos·to·my

(gas'trō-dū'ō-dĕ-nos'tŏ-mē),
Establishment of a communication between the stomach and the duodenum.
[gastro- + duodenum + G. stoma, mouth]

gastroduodenostomy

/gas·tro·du·o·de·nos·to·my/ (-doo″od-in-os´tah-me) surgical anastomosis of the stomach to a formerly remote part of the duodenum.

gastroduodenostomy

(găs′trō-do͞o′ə-də-nŏs′tə-mē, -do͞o-ŏd′n-ŏs′-)
n.
The surgical formation of a communication between the stomach and the duodenum.

gastroduodenostomy

[-do̅o̅′ədenos′təmē]
surgical establishment of a passageway between the stomach and the duodenum. It may be done, for example, to bypass a pyloric obstruction.

gas·tro·du·o·de·nos·to·my

(gas'trō-dū-ō-dĕ-nos'tŏ-mē)
Establishment of a communication between the stomach and the duodenum.
[gastro- + duodenum + G. stoma, mouth]

gastroduodenostomy

A surgical junction made between the stomach and the duodenum so that the contents can flow readily from one to the other.

gastroduodenostomy

anastomosis of the stomach to a formerly remote part of the duodenum. See gastroduodenal anastomosis (Billroth type I).