gastroplasty


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gastroplasty

 [gas´tro-plas″te]
plastic repair of the stomach.
vertical banded gastroplasty a form of gastric partitioning in which a vertical pouch is created in the upper stomach, banded with nonabsorbable mesh to prevent dilatation of the stoma.

gas·tro·plas·ty

(gas'trō-plas'tē),
1. Operative treatment of a defect in the stomach or the production of a gastric tube at the lower esophagus that uses the stomach wall for the reconstruction.
2. The producing of a staple line across the upper portion of the stomach to limit gastric capacity and thereby intake, used in severe obesity.
[gastro- + G. plastos, formed]

gastroplasty

(găs′trə-plăs′tē)
n.
Surgical repair of a defect in the stomach or lower esophagus.

gastroplasty

[gas′troplas′tē]
Etymology: Gk, gaster + plassein, to mold
any surgery performed to reshape or repair any stomach defect or deformity.

gastroplasty

A surgical procedure that alters the shape of the stomach with the intent of altering the flow of gastric content.

gastroplasty

Surgery Partial excision of the stomach to manage morbid obesity. See Gastric bubble, Gastric stapling, Morbid obesity, Obesity.

gas·tro·plas·ty

(gas'trō-plas-tē)
1. Surgical treatment of a defect in the stomach or lower esophagus that uses the stomach wall for the reconstruction.
2. The production of a staple line across the upper portion of the stomach to limit uptake, used in cases of severe obesity.
[gastro- + G. plastos, formed]

gastroplasty

plastic repair of the stomach.
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Effects of chest physiotherapy on the respiratory function of postoperative gastroplasty patients.
Capella JF The weight reduction operation of choice: vertical banded gastroplasty or gastric bypass?
Desflurane versus sevoflurane for laparoscopic gastroplasty in morbidly obese patients.
Although there is limited good-quality evidence comparing types of surgery, the data suggest that weight loss following gastric bypass is "greater than vertical banded gastroplasty or adjustable gastric banding, but similar to isolated sleeve gastrectomy and banded gastric bypass," according to the authors.
Randomized trial of diet and gastroplasty with diet alone in morbid obesity.
The rate of inpatient bariatric procedures--laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, vertical-banded gastroplasty, Rouxen-Y gastric bypass, and biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch--increased by 800% during this interval, from just more than 12,000 to more than 113,500 cases annually.
Vertical banded gastroplasty (stomach stapling) is a similar procedure to a gastric band.
Prospective Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Vertical Banded Gastroplasty for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity, 9 OBESITY SURGERY 484 (1999).
2] endarterectomy and coronary X X artery bypass grafting Combined balloon angioplasty and coronary artery X X bypass grafting Management of concomitant carotid and coronary X X artery disease Collis gastroplasty and Belsey hiatal hernia X repair for recurrent hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux Collis gastroplasty and Belsey hiatal hernia X X repair for routine hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux Diversion and exclusion for esophageal perforation X X Management of esophageal-respiratory fistula X Thoracic outlet syndrome: primary operation X Thoracic outlet syndrome: reoperations X X Operations for Paget-Schroetter syndrome X X * All were done by Drs.
In contrast the surgical group receiving gastric bypass surgery maintained a 25% weight reduction ten years post-surgery, and the groups receiving vertical banded gastroplasty and banding experienced 16.
Vertical-banded gastroplasty involves vertical stapling down the length of the stomach, creating limited gastric capacity.