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enterotomy

 [en″ter-ot´ah-me]
incision of the intestine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·ter·ot·o·my

(en'tĕr-ot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the intestine.
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enterotomy

(ĕn′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. enteroto·mies
Surgical incision into the intestine.
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en·ter·ot·o·my

(en'tĕr-ot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the intestine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

enterotomy

A surgical incision into the bowel.
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Caption: Figure 5: (a, b) Intraoperative view of proximal jejunum after enterotomy showing phytobezoar.
Swanson et al., "Linear-stapled gastrojejunostomy with transverse hand-sewn enterotomy closure significantly reduces strictures for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass," Obesity Surgery, vol.
He underwent enterotomy and removal of the enterolith.
An enterotomy was performed at the anastomosed site and the internal circumference was measured with the help of string which was compared with a scale to take the measurements in centimeter (cm) and then the diameter was calculated.
Ten adult horses underwent a laparotomy and experimental small colon enterotomy in the standing position.
Local anesthesia was given using the inverted "L" technique, with lidocaine 2% (Xilestesin, Cristalia), in which the middle third of the jejunum was exposed through left paracostal fossa, in standing position, and submitted to enterotomy followed by intestinal wall compression, upon latex balloon implantation on the lumen (FALEIROS et al., 2002).
The surgical procedure undertaken was transfixion of the offending vessel and appropriate closure of the access enterotomy. Patients in whom primary endoscopic therapy was successful but who had an episode of rebleeding underwent a second endoscopy and attempt at endoscopic control.
The mass was exteriorized through an enterotomy, (Fig.
The risk of inadvertent enterotomy during laparotomy in the presence of adhesions was estimated at 25%, and associated with significantly higher risk of serious postoperative complications requiring intensive care (van der Krabben et al 2000).
Animals in which perforation or necrosis has occurred are less likely to have favorable recovery than those experiencing the uncomplicated enterotomy or unassisted passage of the foreign body through the GI system.
Hoffman recently had to do a difficult enterotomy, his first, and he asked a general surgeon to help.