enterotomy

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Synonyms for enterotomy

surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine

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The adhesions were lysed; however, four enterotomies were created, necessitating an ileocecectomy with a partial omentectomy and ileostomy.
The etiology of the multiple enterotomies was unclear.
The graft also proved to reduce postoperative adhesions, reduce the risk of surgical site infection and eliminate enterotomies of fragile bowel after chemotherapy during subsequent surgeries in this study.