gastroplasty


gastroplasty
n. surgical treatment to decrease the size of the stomach to induce weight loss in the chronically obese

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • gastroplasty — n. surgical alteration of the shape of the stomach without removal of any part. The term was originally used for correction of an acquired deformity, e.g. narrowing due to a peptic ulcer, but has more recently been applied to techniques for… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • gastroplasty — /gas treuh plas tee/, n. 1. any plastic surgery on the stomach. 2. See gastric bypass. [1945 50; GASTRO + PLASTY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Vertical banded gastroplasty surgery — Vertical Banded Gastroplasty (VBG), also known as Stomach stapling, has been the most common restrictive operation for weight control. Both a band and staples are used to create a small stomach pouch. In the bottom of the pouch is an… …   Wikipedia

  • ring gastroplasty — a type of vertical banded gastroplasty in which the band is a plastic ring …   Medical dictionary

  • vertical banded gastroplasty — see gastroplasty, stomach stapling …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Гастропластика (Gastroplasty) — хирургическое изменение формы желудка без удаления какой либо его части. Данный термин ранее использовался для обозначения коррекции какой либо приобретенной деформации желудка, например, его сужения в результате пептической язвы; однако в… …   Медицинские термины

  • vertical banded gastroplasty — (VBG) a surgical treatment for morbid obesity consisting of the construction of a small pouch in the stomach that empties through a narrow stoma into the distal stomach and duodenum …   Medical dictionary

  • ГАСТРОПЛАСТИКА — (gastroplasty) хирургическое изменение формы желудка без удаления какой либо его части. Данный термин ранее использовался для обозначения коррекции какой либо приобретенной деформации желудка, например, его сужения в результате пептической язвы;… …   Толковый словарь по медицине


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