cecopexy

cecopexy

 [se´ko-pek″se]
fixation or suspension of the cecum to correct excessive mobility.

ce·co·pex·y

(sē'kō-pek'sē),
Operative anchoring of a movable cecum.
[ceco- + G. pexis, fixation]

cecopexy

[sē′kōpek′sē]
Etymology: L, caecus + Gk, pexis, fix
a surgical operation that fixes or suspends the cecum to correct its excessive mobility. Also called cecofixation.

ce·co·pex·y

(sē'kō-pek-sē)
Operative anchoring of a movable cecum.
Synonym(s): typhlopexy, typhlopexia, caecopexy.
[ceco- + G. pexis, fixation]

cecopexy

fixation or suspension of the cecum to correct excessive mobility.
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If a patient with mobile cecum syndrome has recurrent symptoms or volvulus, the treatment of choice is cecopexy using lateral peritoneal flap (1,3).
Laparoscopic cecopexy for mobile cecum syndrome manifesting as cecal volvulus: report of a case.
Cecopexy (18%), right Hemicolectomy with primary anastomosis (63.
9] Less extensive procedures such as detorsion with cecopexy have an overall low morbidity of 10%-30%, but still are associated with high recurrence (10%-30%).
With increasing use of minimally invasive techniques, the morbidity associated with cecopexy may decrease, although its effect on long-term recurrence remains to be seen.
12] Retrospective case series have shown the lowest morbidity and recurrence with surgical cecal resection, as opposed to alternative procedures such as cecopexy and cecostomy.
Cecopexy, cecostomy, and resection are all surgical options.
Detorsion with cecopexy too is associated with high recurrence rate of 10-30% (13).
Laparoscopic cecopexy for mobile cecal syndrome manifesting as cecal volvulus: report of a case.