Definition of gastrectomy in English:

gastrectomy

Syllabification: gas·trec·to·my
Pronunciation: /gaˈstrektəmē
 
/

noun (plural gastrectomies)

  • Surgical removal of a part or the whole of the stomach.
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    • Subsequently, she underwent surgery, which included partial gastrectomy, thymectomy, and splenectomy.
    • At our institution, radical proximal gastrectomy, splenectomy, partial pancreatectomy, left adrenalectomy, and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection were performed.
    • Surgical procedures such as wide local excision, partial gastrectomy, total gastrectomy, or gastrointestinal bypass also are performed with palliative intent, to allow oral intake of food and alleviate pain.

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