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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Another servicemember with transtibial amputation represented in the Figure sustained penetrating injuries to the neck, chest, abdomen, and limbs that resulted in a nonoperative liver laceration, multiple enterotomies to the bowel, a large soft tissue defect to his dominant arm, and numerous retained metallic foreign bodies.
Because children with biliary atresia have usually had prior abdominal surgery, operative blood loss and the risk of enterotomies are higher.
Duncan et al (8) recommended bezoar extraction by multiple enterotomies in cases of Rapunzel syndrome.
The etiology of the multiple enterotomies was unclear.