gastropexy


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gastropexy

 [gas´tro-pek″se]
surgical fixation of the stomach.
Hill posterior gastropexy a surgical procedure to correct gastroesophageal reflux. An abdominal approach is used to perform a 180 degree fundoplication around the esophagus. The reduced gastroesophageal junction is anchored by sutures between the proximal lesser curvature and the preaortic fascia and sutures are placed in the crura to narrow the hiatus.

gas·tro·pex·y

(gas'trō-pek'sē),
Attachment of the stomach to the abdominal wall or diaphragm.
[gastro- + G. pēxis, fixation]

gastropexy

/gas·tro·pexy/ (gas´tro-pek″se) surgical fixation of the stomach.

gastropexy

A procedure used in dogs in which the stomach is surgically fixed or suspended to reduce the risk of hiatal hernia, chronic dilatation or volvulus.

gas·tro·pex·y

(gas'trō-pek-sē)
Attachment of the stomach to the abdominal wall or diaphragm.
[gastro- + G. pēxis, fixation]

gastropexy

surgical fixation of the stomach, most commonly to the abdominal wall as a means of preventing recurrence of gastric volvulus.

belt-loop gastropexy
a modification of the circumcostal technique in which the seromuscular gastric flap is passed around a loop of transverse abdominal muscle instead of a rib.
circumcostal gastropexy
fixation by a flap of gastric serosa and muscularis anchored around a rib.
permanent incisional gastropexy
edges of an incision into the seromuscular layers of the pyloric antrum are sutured to an incision into the peritoneum and internal fascia of the rectus abdominal or transverse abdominal muscles.
tube gastropexy
a method using a Foley catheter placed in the pyloric antrum and through the abdominal wall in the right paracostal area during the postsurgical period.
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The dog's owner could also elect to do a gastropexy, a procedure in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall to prevent future twisting.
Surgical options include oesophagogastroplasty, fundoplication or posterior gastropexy.
Max II F241 had episode history of bloat while deployed to Afghanistan in May 2011, and had a gastropexy performed at that time.
Some surgeons advocate gastropexy and fundoplication.