omentopexy

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]

omentopexy

/omen·to·pexy/ (o-men´to-pek″se) fixation of the omentum, especially to establish collateral circulation in portal obstruction.

omentopexy

(ō-mĕn′ə-pĕk′sē) or

omentofixation

(ō-mĕn′tō-fĭk-sā′shən)
n.
1. Suture of the greater omentum to the abdominal wall.
2. Suture of the omentum to another organ to increase arterial circulation.

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]

omentopexy

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15) and Saxena AK indicated a technique of omental plugging for large duodenal perforations is safe and fast and can be carried out in poor risk patients; 12% of patients had preoperative leak who has undergone omentopexy (Graham's patch), whereas there were no postoperative leakage in patients undergone omental plugging.
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The mechanism by which omentopexy increases vascularity of the ischemic limb is not exactly known.
Three have brand new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, and six--nasal/sinus endoscopy surgery; removal of vein clot; blood exchange/transfuse, non-nb; laparoscopic insertion of a permanent intraperitoneal catheter; laparoscopic revision of a permanent intraperitoneal catheter; and laparoscopy with omentopexy add-on--were previously excluded from coverage.
Three have brand new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, and six -nasal/sinus endoscopy surgery; removal of vein clot; blood exchange/transfuse, non-nb; laparoscopic insertion of a permanent intraperitoneal catheter; laparoscopic revision of a permanent intraperitoneal catheter; and laparoscopy with omentopexy add-on--were previously excluded from coverage.
Additionally, LI affords the benefit of direct visualization to detect and lyse intra-abdominal adhesions and perform omentopexy.
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