TITLE

laparogastrostomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1202
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "laparogastrostomy" is presented. It refers to the surgical formation of a permanent gastric fistula through the abdominal wall. The term originated from the Greek words "lapara" meaning flank, "gaster," meaning belly, and "stoma," meaning mouth. Laparogastrostomy is also referred as celiogastrostomy.
ACCESSION #
21233749

 

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