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

(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]
References in periodicals archive ?
Standard surgical procedure (Closure with omental patch (Omentopexy), appendicectomy, primary repair, resection and anastomosis, peritoneal toilet, stoma formation) was carried out depending on anatomical site and pathology of hollow viscous perforation.
Surgical procedures used on liver cysts in the patients studied % (n) Type of Surgical procedures 7.6 (18) Partial cystectomy and drainage 7.6 (18) Partial cystectomy and omentopexy 3.3 (8) Partial cystectomy and capitonnage 7.6 (18) Cystectomy and drainage 0.4 (1) Cystectomy and capitonnage 0.8 (2) Total cystectomy 5 (12) Segmentectomy 0.8 (2) Lobectomy 15.1 (36) Unknown 80.6 (139) Number of patients operated 100 (173) Number of patients Table 3.
Simple closure or omentopexy was carried out with copious saline peritoneal lavage.
Bile accumulation in the liver pouch occurred, as omentopexy was not performed.
LDA was confirmed by observation of the displaced abomasum at the time of omentopexy. Cows with LDA were assigned to the LDA group, while cows without LDA were assigned to the healthy control (HC) group.
The extent of resection remains to be determined, as partial resection with occasional ablation of the residual cyst using electrocautery or argon beam coagulation and/or omentopexy, lobectomy, wedge resection, and enucleation have all been reported [16, 17, 28, 29, 55-57].
Other authors [33-35] have stressed the importance of careful closure of biliary fistulas inside the residual cavity, omentopexy, and obliteration of the cavity itself.
Angel, "Duodenal switch with omentopexy and feeding jejunostomya safe and effective revisional operation for failed previous weight loss surgery," Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, vol.
Laparoscopic management of splenic cysts: marsupialization, cavity lining with surgicel and omentopexy to prevent recurrence.
[19] The simple closure with omentopexy of peptic perforation still remains the first choice as a treatments H-pylori eradication treatment is mandatory after simple closure of the perforation to prevent recurrence of ulcer.
Lysis of adhesions, omentopexy, peritoneal biopsy, and hernia repairs can be done at the time of catheter placement.