antrectomy


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antrectomy

Surgery to remove a chamber or cavity, especially of bone.
Translations

an·trec·to·my

n. antrectomía, excisión de la pared de un antro.
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Antrectomy was made with an endoscopic linear stapler (EchelonFlex[TM]; Ethicon, USA).
During laparotomy we found a gastrojejunal anastomosis and we considered that first operation of this patient was a bulbar antrectomy, which was the standard indication for complicated peptic ulcer of the duodenum.
Outcome of Pancreatico-duodenectomy with pylorus preservation or with antrectomy in the treatment of chronic pancreatitis.
In cicatrised duodenal ulcer 16 of 17 patients (94.1%) underwent truncal vagotomy with posterior gastrojejunostomy, 1 case underwent truncal vagotomy with antrectomy. In carcinoma stomach, 10 patients underwent distal gastrectomy with antecolic Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy, 5 patients underwent subtotal gastrectomy with antecolic Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy and 2 patients underwent palliative gastrojejunostomy.
Outcome of pancreaticoduodenectomy with pylorus preservation or with antrectomy in the treatment of chronic pancreatitis.
It is well established that in follow-up studies of vagotomised ulcer patients (mostly vagotomy with drainage or antrectomy), an increased risk of colorectal cancer [50, 51], prostate carcinoma [52], and stomach cancer [51, 53] has been found, as well as increased mortality from pulmonary carcinoma [51, 54], cerebrovascular accidents, and bronchopneumonia [51].
As an alternative, vagotomy, antrectomy closure of duodenal stump, and Billroth 2 reconstruction can be performed.
Surgical management is controversial, some studies reporting that antrectomy might be a solution (Nguyen et al 2009).
Medical therapy has yielded poor results, with high rates of adverse events [4-11], while surgical options, such as antrectomy, are curative but burdened by high morbidity and mortality and are no longer used in clinical practice.
Not specified Antrectomy 1980 [17] Boruchowicz et Clear cell Chemotherapy al.
Self-expanding metal stents versus antrectomy for the palliative treatment of obstructive adenocarcinoma of the gastric antrum.
In a previous report, loss of appetite and persistent vomiting were associated symptoms in a case of WE resulting from gastroparesis after a partial antrectomy. [12]