Definition of Gastroenterostomy

1. Noun. Surgical creation of an opening between the stomach wall and the small intestines; performed when the normal opening has been eliminated.




Definition of Gastroenterostomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical procedure for making a connection between the stomach and the jejunum, usually as part of an operation, performed at the same time as a partial gastrectomy. ¹

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Medical Definition of Gastroenterostomy

1. A surgical procedure where the stomach in surgically connected to the small intestine. This may be performed in cases of obstructing cancers (for example pyloric carcinoma) of the gastrointestinal tract. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastroenterostomy

gastroenteric
gastroenteritic
gastroenteritis
gastroenteritis virus type A
gastroenteritis virus type B
gastroenteroanastomosis
gastroenterocolitis
gastroenterocolostomy
gastroenterological
gastroenterologist
gastroenterologists
gastroenterology
gastroenteropathy
gastroenteroplasty
gastroenteroptosis
gastroenterostomy (current term)
gastroenterotomy
gastroepiploic
gastroepiploic arteries
gastroepiploic vein
gastroepiploic veins
gastroesophageal
gastroesophageal hernia
gastroesophageal reflux
gastroesophageal vestibule
gastroesophagitis
gastroesophagostomy
gastrogastrostomy
gastrogavage
gastrogenic

Literary usage of Gastroenterostomy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Operative Surgery by John Shelton Horsley (1921)
"the perforation and avoids the possibility of spreading the infection to the lesser peritoneal cavity, which may occur it' gastroenterostomy is done. ..."

2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1917)
"Is gastroenterostomy a drainage operation? Is it always necessary to occlude the pylorus when gastroenterostomy is performed? Do such artificial occlusions ..."

3. Transactions of the Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association (1906)
"Ever since the operation of gastroenterostomy was first done, ... Those who thought it was due to spur formation at the site of the gastroenterostomy wound, ..."

4. Transactions of the Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association (1904)
"At the present time gastroenterostomy is performed many times as a routine ... gastroenterostomy was performed at first for the relief of the starvation in ..."

5. Physiology and biochemistry in modern medicene by John James Rickard Macleod (1922)
"Influence of Pathological Conditions on the Emptying An important surgical application of these facts concerns the behavior of food after gastroenterostomy. ..."

6. The Technic of Operations Upon the Intestines and Stomach by Alfred Henry Gould (1906)
"... made no difference to his results, which have been excellent. The technic for the lateral anastomosis is not changed. ANTERIOR gastroenterostomy. ..."

7. Therapeutic Gazette (1916)
"Of the total number of cases of gastroenterostomy there were 56 males and 44 ... The duration of the symptoms in gastroenterostomy cases varied from one ..."

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