enteropexy

enteropexy

 [en´ter-o-pek″se]
surgical fixation of the intestine to the abdominal wall.
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en·ter·o·pex·y

(en'tĕr-ō-pek'sē),
Fixation of a segment of the intestine to the abdominal wall.
[entero- + G. pēxis, fixation]
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enteropexy

(ĕn′tə-rō-pĕk′sē)
n.
The surgical fixation of a segment of the intestine to the abdominal wall.
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en·ter·o·pex·y

(en'tĕr-ō-pek-sē)
Fixation of a segment of the intestine to the abdominal wall.
[entero- + G. pēxis, fixation]
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(4) Controversy exists about the potential benefit of enteropexy to prevent recurrence of intussusception and prolapse, and further research is required to prove its effectiveness.
Laparotomy and various enteropexy techniques have been advocated to treat and prevent subsequent recurrence of intussusception.