omentofixation

o·men·to·pex·y

(ō'men'tō-pek-sē),
1. Suture of the greater omentum to the abdominal wall to induce collateral portal circulation.
See also: omentoplasty.
2. Suture of the omentum to another organ to increase arterial circulation.
See also: omentoplasty.
Synonym(s): omentofixation
[omento- + G. pēxis, fixation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·men·to·pex·y

(ō-men'tō-pek-sē)
1. Suture of the greater omentum to the abdominal wall to induce collateral portal circulation.
2. Suture of the omentum to another organ to increase arterial circulation.
See also: omentoplasty
Synonym(s): omentofixation.
[omento- + G. pēxis, fixation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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