gastroenterostomy


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gastroenterostomy

[¦ga·strō‚ent·ə′räs·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical formation of a connection between the stomach and small intestine.
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Gastroenterostomy for cicatrizing ulcer of the pylorus.
Irons H Jr, Lipin R: Jejunogastric intussusception following gastroenterostomy and vagotomy .
A meta-analysis of available studies comparing endoscopically placed duodenal SEMS and surgical gastroenterostomy shows that SEMS is associated with higher clinical success rates, a shorter time from procedure to starting oral intake, a lower incidence of delayed gastric emptying, and shorter hospital stay than surgical bypass.
1), (2) The condition was first described by Bozzi in a patient who had undergone gastroenterostomy.
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