gastropexy

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gastropexy

 [gas´tro-pek″se]
surgical fixation of the stomach.
Hill posterior gastropexy a surgical procedure to correct gastroesophageal reflux. An abdominal approach is used to perform a 180 degree fundoplication around the esophagus. The reduced gastroesophageal junction is anchored by sutures between the proximal lesser curvature and the preaortic fascia and sutures are placed in the crura to narrow the hiatus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gas·tro·pex·y

(gas'trō-pek'sē),
Attachment of the stomach to the abdominal wall or diaphragm.
[gastro- + G. pēxis, fixation]
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gastropexy

A procedure used in dogs in which the stomach is surgically fixed or suspended to reduce the risk of hiatal hernia, chronic dilatation or volvulus.
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gas·tro·pex·y

(gas'trō-pek-sē)
Attachment of the stomach to the abdominal wall or diaphragm.
[gastro- + G. pēxis, fixation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012