Billroth I operation


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Bill·roth I op·er·a·tion

(bil'rōt),
excision of the pylorus and antrum and partial closure of the gastric end with end-to-end anastomosis of stomach and duodenum.

Billroth I operation

The excision of the pylorus with an end-to-end anastomosis of the stomach and the duodenum, which was once used in managing peptic ulcer disease and continues in use for stomach cancer.

Billroth I operation

Billroth I anastomosis Surgery The excision of the pylorus with an end-to-end anastomosis of the stomach and the duodenum, which was once used in managing peptic ulcer disease, and continues to be used for gastric CA. See Dumping syndrome.

Billroth I operation

Partial gastrectomy with gastroduodenostomy.