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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 ?
The same study reported that 171,191 of these procedures were sleeve gastrectomies.
There are several studies and meta-analyses concerning the short- and long-term results of laparoscopic gastrectomies.
A total of 984 patients were enrolled and assigned into four groups: open gastrectomies (OG) with SC (OG + SC group, n = 167); OG with FT programs (OG + FT group, n = 277); laparoscopic gastrectomies (LG) with FT programs (LG + FT group, n = 248); and robot-assisted gastrectomies (RG) with FT programs (RG + FT group, n = 292).
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.