cardioplasty

esophagogastroplasty

 [ĕ-sof″ah-go-gas´tro-plas″te]
plastic repair of the esophagus and stomach.

car·di·o·plas·ty

(kar'dē-ō-plas'tē),
An operation on the cardia of the stomach.
[cardio- (2) + G. plastos, formed]

cardioplasty

(kär′dē-ə-plăs′tē)

car·di·o·plas·ty

(kahr'dē-ō-plas-tē)
An operation on the cardia of the stomach.
Synonym(s): esophagogastroplasty.
[cardio- (2) + G. plastos, formed]
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Because surgeons view the cardia as the sphincter, they often inappropriately utilize the terms "cardiomyotomy" and "cardioplasty" to describe the surgical techniques that are used for treating, respectively, achalasia and gastroesophageal reflux disease.