gastropexy

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gastropexy

[′ga·strə‚pek·sē]
(medicine)
The fixation of a prolapsed stomach in its normal position by suturing it to the abdominal wall or other structure.
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In a circumcostal gastropexy, a flap from the stomach is wrapped around the last rib on the right side and then secured to the stomach wall.