gastrotomy


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gas·trot·o·my

 (gă-strŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. gas·trot·o·mies
Surgical incision into the stomach.
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gastrotomy

(ɡæsˈtrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the stomach
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I also had a tracheotomy to breathe and a gastrotomy to feed me artificially while waiting for a more functional mouth.
The endoscopic fragmentation and removal of the gastric phytobezoar in pieces saved our patient from a second operation and a gastrotomy that could have increased morbidity.
Gastrotomy was performed and a large brownish trichobezoar in the shape of the stomach was found and extracted as a whole (Figs.
All patients were managed by laparotomy, gastrotomy and open removal of the bezoar (Figs 4 and 5).
After dissection of the greater curvature by using 4/0 silk sutures (Sterisilk[R]; SSM, Istanbul, Turkey), gastrotomy was performed 5 mm proximal to the pylori, and the gastric contents were aspirated.
Vigorous attempts to crush the bezoars were unsuccessful; therefore, gastrotomy was performed to retrieve the bezoars.
(2-6) Most of the techniques describing the use of circular staplers for Billroth I anastomosis required an additional gastrotomy for introducing the instrument or passage of the instrument through the part of the stomach to be resected.
[6] described a laparoscopic purse-string technique with immediate intraoperative gastrotomy closure with sutures or staples in ten patients with no surgical complications.
The enteral nutrition concept through percutaneous endoscopic gastrotomy (PEG) feeding is a guideline-recommended intervention [30, 37].
Caption: Figure 3: Gastrotomy and retrieval of metallic objects.
After manipulation of the tissues, a gastrotomy was made laterally and spanned most of the length of the stomach and into the duodenum approximately 2 cm.