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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Treatment options include fundoplication or gastropexy and thoracotomy, followed by manual reduction and esophageal myotomy.
After local anesthetic administration and gastropexy, gastric body was punctured under fluoroscopic guidance.
Regarding "A Different Tack" (WDJ June 2016), your article on surgery to prevent bloat: I opted for the gastropexy when I had my Mastiff neutered at 2Vi years old.
For large caliber tubes we routinely performed a two-point gastropexy using T fasteners (Cope gastrointestinal suture anchor set, Cook incorporated, Bloomington, IN, USA) (Fig.
Gastric fixation, such as anterior gastropexy may safely be used in addition to hiatal repair to prevent recurrence.
IV fluids and medications to combat shock are administered, then the veterinary team goes to work on shifting the stomach to its normal position and by performing a gastropexy.
A gastropexy in which the stomach is attached to the body wall will be performed to hold the stomach in the correct position.
The gastric repositioning combined with gastropexy reduces the risk of a recurrence to less than 5%, whereas the procedure of gastric repositioning only is associated with up to 80% of recurrence (WARD et al.
We report a rare case of gastric volvulus with spontaneous resolution, which was successfully treated with laparoscopic gastropexy to avoid further recurrences.
Gastric emptying of nondigestible radiopaque markers after circumcostal gastropexy in clinically normal dogs and dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus.
The one anhor technique of gastropexy for percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy, results of 248 consecutive procedures.
The dog's owner could also elect to do a gastropexy, a procedure in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall to prevent future twisting.