pylorectomy


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pylorectomy

(ˌpaɪlɔːˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of all or part of the pylorus, often including the adjacent portion of the stomach (partial gastrectomy)
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pyloromyotomy, pyloroplasty (Transverse or Y- U advancement techniques) and partial or complete pylorectomy (Tomio et al.
Pylorectomy and gastroduodenostomy in the dog: Technique and clinical results in 28 cases.
Partial and complete pylorectomy seems to be very promising techniques in patients having firm and inflexible pyloric tissue or severe mucosal hypertrophy (Slatter, 2003).