Items tagged “operation”

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Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) pseudoarthrosis

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Sep 2008
66% complete
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Puestow procedure

The Puestow procedure or lateral pancreaticojejunostomy is a lateral side-to-side pancreaticojejunostomy that is used for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis. The pancreas is essentially filleted along its long axis from the uncinate process to the tail and connected to a Roux en-Y loop of je...
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Mustard repair

The Mustard repair is a technique to correct transposition of the great arteries (TGA), and involves: resection of atrial septum creation of an atrial baffle with a prosthetic material usually. 1,2 Rationale Transposition of the great arteries involves a discordance between the ventricles a...
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Potts shunt

A Potts shunt is a form of palliative surgery performed in patients with tetralogy of Fallot prior to the ability to repair the defect. It consists of a shunt formed between the descending thoracic aorta and the left pulmonary artery. This does not relieve the right ventricular outflow obstruct...
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Waterston shunt

A Waterston shunt is a form of palliative surgery performed in patients with tetralogy of Fallot prior to the ability to repair the defect. It consists of a shunt formed between the ascending aorta and the right pulmonary artery. This does not relieve the right ventricular outflow obstruction, ...
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Blalock-Taussig shunt

Blalock-Taussig shunt, also known as a BT shunt or Blalock-Thomas-Taussig shunt, is a palliative procedure designed to increase pulmonary arterial blood flow in patients with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction (e.g. tetralogy of Fallot) or during initial staged repair of hypoplastic lef...
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Pemberton osteotomy

Pemberton osteotomy is a surgical procedure for the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip creating a wedge above the acetabulum which is subsequently filled, thereby decreasing the acetabular angle and increasing the coverage of the femoral head.
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Whipple procedure

The Whipple procedure (or partial pancreaticoduodenectomy) is considered the definitive surgical operation to resect carcinoma of the head of the pancreas, periampullary carcinoma, or duodenal carcinoma 1. Procedure In the procedure, the head of the pancreas and adjacent duodenum is resected. ...
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Frey procedure

The Frey procedure is a type of pancreaticojejunostomy designed to treat chronic pancreatitis. The fundamental technique is similar to the Puestow procedure, with a lateral incision of the pancreatic duct from an anterior approach, and then a side-to-side anastomosis between the pancreas and a ...
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Frey procedure

  Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 19 Nov 2014
95% complete
CT
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Pancreas transplant

A pancreas transplant is a major surgical procedure in which a donor pancreas is transplanted into a recipient. The donor pancreas is typically cadaveric, but may rarely be a segment from a living donor 1. The transplant is meant to establish normoglycemia in patients with diabetes mellitus, typ...
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Bentall procedure

Bentall procedure is performed for the repair of ascending aortic root lesions. Typically the native aortic root and aortic valve are replaced with a composite graft that comprises both ascending aortic and aortic valve grafts, to which the coronary arteries are anastomosed. Complications post ...
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Postoperative free intraperitoneal gas

Postoperative free intraperitoneal gas refers to the presence of gas in the peritoneal cavity following a surgical procedure and may result from open or laparoscopic surgical techniques. Terminology Postoperative free intraperitoneal gas is also referred to as postoperative pneumoperitoneum 1....
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Splenectomy

Splenectomy is the surgical removal of the spleen. This can be partial or total, however a partial splenectomy is rarely performed due to an increased risk of complications compared to a total splenectomy 1. Indications Indications for a splenectomy can be divided into absolute and relative 2....
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Carcinoid tumor of the lung

  Diagnosis almost certain
Julian Yedlin
Published 12 Jan 2023
77% complete
CT
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Eden-Hybinette procedure

The Eden-Hybinette procedure is the most common surgery for revision of a failed Latarjet procedure. When there are greater degrees of glenoid bone loss, the Latarjet procedure may not be sufficient to ensure adequate stability. This is an open or arthroscopic procedure that uses an iliac crest ...