strictureplasty


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strictureplasty

/stric·ture·plas·ty/ (strik´cher-plas″te) surgical enlargement of the caliber of a constricted bowel segment by means of longitudinal incision and transverse suturing of the stricture.
Strictureplasty. (A), Stricture; (B), longitudinal incision; (C), transverse closure.

strictureplasty

(strik′chŭr-plas″tē) [ stricture + -plasty]
1. A surgical technique for treating or opening a bowel blockage used to spare the intestines from surgical removal, e.g., in managing Crohn's disease.
2. Surgical release of a stricture.
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Patients with incomplete surgical resection and positive margins on the surgical specimen; who were scheduled for a follow-up period of <1 year; who had previous history of strictureplasty, bowel or colonic resection, and perianal surgery; and who did not undergo colonoscopy within 1 year after surgery were excluded.
Patients with intestinal obstruction require laparotomy with strictureplasty or segmental bowel resection.
The surgical procedures performed included resection and anastomosis or strictureplasty.
Majority of the patients required surgery in form of hemicolectomy, resection and anastomosis for strictures and adhesiolysis, closure of perforations, strictureplasty, and stomy followed by delayed closure.
Iqbal T, Khan A, Iqbal A, Tahir F: Obstruction due to intestinal tuberculosis strictureplasty versus resection anastomosis.
Comparison between Strictureplasty and Resection Anastomosis in Tuberculous Intestinal Strictures.
Objective: To assess the efficacy of strictureplasty for tuberculous stricture of small intestine.
Conclusion: Though the post operative complications are frequent after strictureplasty yet the procedure is safe & simple for tuberculous stricture of small intestine as it requires minimum expertise, less operative time and above all preserve gut's length.
More than 34% of patients also said they had undergone strictureplasty ( stretching of the damaged bowel ( or had sections removed.
Role of strictureplasty in surgical treatment of Crohn's disease.
Severe cases may require surgical operations such as bowel resection, strictureplasty, and colostomy or ileostomy.