-pexy

-pexy

 
word element [Gr.], surgical fixation. adj. adj -pec´tic.

-pexy

Fixation, usually surgical.
[G. pēxis, fixation]

-pexy

Suffix meaning fixation, usually surgical.
[G. pēxis, fixation]

-pexy

Combining form denoting a fixing, securing or making fast.
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(5,20-24) Simple operative detorsion, various methods of sigmoid fixation, extraperitonealisation of non-gangrenous sigmoid volvulus, mesosigmoidoplasty (-pexy), percutaneous sigmoidostomy, and primary resection with or without anastomosis have all been advocated as surgical treatments for sigmoid volvulus.