enterotomy


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en·ter·ot·o·my

 (ĕn′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. en·ter·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the intestine.

enterotomy

(ˌɛntəˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the intestine
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Noun1.enterotomy - surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Enterotomy can be a serious complication in abdominopelvic surgery, particularly if it is not immediately recognized and treated.
The stapler was introduced through an enterotomy incision made 10 cm away from the proposed site of anastomosis.
suspicion for enterotomy should be maintained throughout the
Cases with type III GB perforation had undergone enterotomy with removal of the stone and primary repair together with cholecystectomy.
This finding is in line with earlier report13 that calculated a risk of enterotomy in 2.
After enterotomy a total enteroscopy was carried out and revealed the same findings (Figure 2).
Before the tests, all students received theoretical and practical training in surgical procedures, such as synthesis of skin, enterotomy, gastrostomy, cystostomy, endotracheal tube placement and per manent intravenous catheter, using learning methodology based on models and the resolution of simulated cases.
These experimental groups were randomly distributed: instrumented group (Ig), with five animals, whose surgical procedure involved bowels loops manipulation to locate the segment where jejunum incision was made to set the latex balloon, without distending it; treated group (Tg), composed of four animals that were submitted to enterotomy for latex balloon set and insufflation, producing jejunal obstruction, and single intravenous administration of hydrocortisone (Solu-Cortef, Rhodia Farma) in the dose of 4mg [kg.
It could not be reduced by gentle traction, so the lesser sac was opened up and the caecum decompressed with a small enterotomy and suction to allow reduction.
The surgical procedure undertaken was transfixion of the offending vessel and appropriate closure of the access enterotomy.