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gas·trec·to·my

 (gă-strĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. gas·trec·to·mies
Surgical excision of part or all of the stomach.

gastrectomy

(ɡæsˈtrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the stomach

gas•trec•to•my

(gæˈstrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
partial or total surgical removal of the stomach.
[1885–90]

gastrectomy

Surgery to remove the stomach, either part or whole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gastrectomy - surgical removal of all or part of the stomach
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"
Translations

gas·trec·to·my

n. gastrectomía, extirpación de una parte o de todo el estómago.

gastrectomy

n (pl -mies) gastrectomía; sleeve — gastrectomía en manga
References in periodicals archive ?
Garber has performed more than 3500 laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures, 3500 Lap-Band procedures and over 750 laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies.
As Roux-en-Y anastomoses have become popular with partial gastrectomies and Whipple's procedures, they too are prone to both forms of obstruction around the jejuno-jejunal Roux-en-Y anastomosis (Figs 2b and 5), possibly even more so.
2008 US & Canada Bariatric Surgery Procedure Types Lap Adj, Gastric Banding (AGB) 96,800 Lap Standard Roux-Y Gastric 112,200 Bypass (RYGB) Biliopancreatic Diversion/ 2,200 Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS) Total Sleeve Gastrectomies 8,800 Note: Table made from pie chart.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass was performed laparoscopically in 89% of cases, as were 3% of sleeve gastrectomies and two-thirds of biliopancreatic diversion/ duodenal switches.