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portoenterostomy in Medicine

portoenterostomy

(pôr′tō-ĕn′tə-rŏstə-mē)
n.
  1. A surgical procedure for the treatment of biliary atresia in which a Roux-en-Y anastamosis is connected to the hepatic end of the divided extravascular portal structures, including the rudimentary bile ducts.Kasai operation
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