gastroenterostomy


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gastroenterostomy

(ˌɡæstrəʊˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical formation of an artificial opening between the stomach and the small intestine
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Noun1.gastroenterostomy - surgical creation of an opening between the stomach wall and the small intestines; performed when the normal opening has been eliminated
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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Endoscopic stenting versus surgical gastroenterostomy for palliation of malignant gastroduodenal obstruction: a meta-analysis.
Ulcers can develop in the esophagus, stomach or duodenum, at the margin of a gastroenterostomy, in the jejunum, and in association with a Meckel's diverticulum containing ectopic gastric mucosa.
Devising a new gastroenterostomy procedure that resulted in better patient outcomes.

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