papillotomy

papillotomy

 [pap″ĭ-lot´ah-me]
incision of a papilla, as of a duodenal papilla.

pap·il·lot·o·my

(pap'i-lot'ŏ-mē),
An incision into a papilla; usually in reference to the major duodenal papilla.
[papilla + G. tomē, incision]

papillotomy

/pap·il·lot·o·my/ (pap″il-ot´ah-me) incision of a papilla, as of a duodenal papilla.

papillotomy

(păp′ə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the major duodenal papilla.

papillotomy

[pap′ilot′əmē]
a surgical incision in the papilla of the duodenum.

pap·il·lot·o·my

(pap'i-lot'ŏ-mē)
An incision into the major duodenal papilla.
[papilla + G. tomē, incision]

papillotomy

incision of a papilla, as of a duodenal papilla.
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Papillotomy compatible with Billroth II anatomy of the stomach Operator 1 September 4, 12
He underwent an Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) to clear a single stone from the common bile duct and a papillotomy was performed.
Abdominal ultrasonography was not diagnostic (no correct test) in five patients with critical abdominal disorders (thrombosis of superior mesenteric artery with gut ischaemia/infarction in cardiogenic shock supported with intra-aortic balloon pump; haemothorax was interpreted as chronic fluid using echo in a patient with liver cirrhosis; thrombosis of the superior mesenteric artery with gut ischemia/infarction in a patient with septic shock of unknown origin; intra-abdominal haemorrhage after endoscopic papillotomy in a septic patient with acute cholangitis; acute necrotising pancreatitis in distributive shock).
Side viewing endoscopy showed an ulceronodular growth at papilla, a papillotomy and endoscopic biliary plastic stenting was done.