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Descriptor English: Gastroenterostomy
Descriptor Spanish: Gastroenterostomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Gastroenterostomia
Descriptor French: Gastroentérostomie
Entry term(s): Billroth I
Billroth I Operation
Billroth I Procedure
Billroth II
Billroth II Operation
Billroth II Procedure
Gastroenterostomies
Operation, Billroth I
Operation, Billroth II
Procedure, Billroth I
Procedure, Billroth II
Tree number(s): E04.035.398
E04.210.457
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005763
Scope note: A variety of surgical reconstructive procedures devised to restore gastrointestinal continuity, The two major classes of reconstruction are the Billroth I (gastroduodenostomy) and Billroth II (gastrojejunostomy) procedures.
Annotation: restrict to specific internal surg procedure; do not confuse with GASTROSTOMY & ENTEROSTOMY (both artif external openings) or specifics (e.g. DUODENOSTOMY; ILEOSTOMY, etc.)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 23253
Unique ID: D005763
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Gastroenterostomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0009023
Scope note A variety of surgical reconstructive procedures devised to restore gastrointestinal continuity, The two major classes of reconstruction are the Billroth I (gastroduodenostomy) and Billroth II (gastrojejunostomy) procedures.
Preferred term Gastroenterostomy
Entry term(s) Gastroenterostomies
Billroth I Procedure - Narrower
Concept UI M0402509
Scope note Gastroduodenostomy or anastomosis done between the stomach and the duodenum.
Preferred term Billroth I Procedure
Entry term(s) Billroth I
Billroth I Operation
Operation, Billroth I
Procedure, Billroth I
Billroth II Procedure - Narrower
Concept UI M0402510
Scope note Gastrojejunostomy or anastomosis done between the stomach and the jejunum.
Preferred term Billroth II Procedure
Entry term(s) Billroth II
Billroth II Operation
Operation, Billroth II
Procedure, Billroth II



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