strictureplasty


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strictureplasty

(strik′chŭr-plas″tē) [ stricture + -plasty]
1. A surgical technique for treating or opening a bowel blockage used to spare the intestines from surgical removal, e.g., in managing Crohn's disease.
2. Surgical release of a stricture.
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Long-term follow-up of strictureplasty in Crohn's disease.
Depending on patient's general condition, severity of disease, and the involvement of intestinal segments, surgical treatment of CD may include ileocecal resection, subtotal colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis, total proctocolectomy, segmental small bowel resection, and strictureplasty (5).
(1) The anastomosis itself, being constructed in a transverse fashion, similar to a strictureplasty, creates a large lumen
8 days postoperatively the patient deteriorated due to a leak from the site of previous strictureplasty and surgical resection of a segment of small bowel was performed with formation of a defunctioning ileostomy.
Patients with intestinal obstruction require laparotomy with strictureplasty or segmental bowel resection.
The surgical procedures performed included resection and anastomosis or strictureplasty. Either right hemicolectomy or limited ileocecal resection and ileo-ascending anastomosis for ileocecal mass.
(v) undoing ligation and strictureplasty with a T-tube splint if CBD ligation is discovered early;
(25.) Iqbal T, Khan A, Iqbal A, Tahir F: Obstruction due to intestinal tuberculosis strictureplasty versus resection anastomosis.
Comparison between Strictureplasty and Resection Anastomosis in Tuberculous Intestinal Strictures.
Objective: To assess the efficacy of strictureplasty for tuberculous stricture of small intestine.
More than 34% of patients also said they had undergone strictureplasty ( stretching of the damaged bowel ( or had sections removed.