Mayo operation

May·o op·er·a·tion

(mā'ō),
an operation for the radical cure of umbilical hernia; the neck of the sac is exposed by two elliptic incisions, the gut is returned to the abdomen, the sac and adherent omentum are cut away, and the fascial edges of the opening are overlapped with mattress sutures.
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Mayo op·er·a·tion

(mā'ō op-ěr-ā'shŭn)
An operation for the radical cure of umbilical hernia; the neck of the sac is exposed by two elliptic incisions, the gut is returned to the abdomen, the sac and adherent omentum are cut away, and the fascial edges of the opening are overlapped with mattress sutures.
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Mayo,

William J., U.S. surgeon, 1861-1939.
Mayo operation - radical cure of umbilical hernia.
Mayo vein - Synonym(s): prepyloric vein
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