pyloromyotomy

[ pī-lôr′ō-mī-ŏtə-mē ]

n.

Longitudinal incision through the anterior wall of the pyloric canal to the level of the submucosa, performed as a treatment for hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.Fredet-Ramstedt operation Ramstedt operation

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