duodenorrhaphy

duodenorrhaphy

 [doo″o-dĕ-nor´ah-fe]
suture of the duodenum.
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du·o·de·nor·rha·phy

(dū'ō-dĕ-nōr'ă-fē),
Suture of a tear or incision in the duodenum.
[duodeno- + G. rhaphē, a seam]
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duodenorrhaphy

(do͞o′ə-də-nôr′ə-fē, do͞o-ŏd′n-ôr′-)
n.
Suture of a tear or incision in the duodenum.
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du·o·de·nor·rha·phy

(dū'ō-dĕ-nōr'ă-fē)
Suture of a tear or incision in the duodenum.
[duodeno- + G. rhaphē, a seam]
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(5,6,38) Uncomplicated duodenal lacerations are repaired by primary surgical closure, known as duodenorrhaphy, while more complex injuries require reconstructive procedures.
IntroductionOne of the most difficult procedures in clinical surgery is repairing duodenal injuries.1 Duodenal defects result from blunt or penetrating injuries and resection of infiltrating tumours of colon and kidney.2 About 75% of duodenal defects can be safely repaired with primary repair or duodenorrhaphy but surgical management of severe injuries and large defects are more challenging.