(gas-trek´tә-me) excision of the entire stomach (total gastrectomy) or part of it (partial or subtotal gastrectomy); this may be indicated in cases of malignant tumors or gastric ulcers not responsive to medical management or those complicated by perforation or hemorrhage.
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surgical removal of all or part of the stomach, a procedure that is used to treat peptic ulcers. The operation eliminates the gastric-acid-secreting ...
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gastrectomy Surgery to remove part or all of the stomach. An incision is made in the abdomen. A portion or all of the stomach (depending on the reason for the operation) is cut free from surrounding tissues, its blood supply is controlled and sewn shut, and then the stomach or part of it can be rem...
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A gastrectomy is a partial or full surgical removal of the stomach. ==Indications== Gastrectomies are performed to treat cancer and perforations of the stomach wall. In severe duodenal ulcers it may be necessary to remove the lower portion of the stomach called the pylorus and the upper portion of ...
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A gastrectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the stomach.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: gas-trek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of a part or all of the stomach.
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An operation to remove all or part of the stomach.
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1) Operation 2) Surgery 3) Surgical operation 4) Surgical procedure 5) Surgical process 6) Surgical removal of all or part of the stomach 7) Surgical removal of the stomach
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