Gastropexy

Gastropexy is a surgical operation in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall[1] or the diaphragm. Gastropexys in which the stomach is sutured to the diaphragm are sometimes performed as a treatment of GERD to prevent the stomach from moving up into the chest.

Gastropexy
ICD-9-CM44.64

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  1. ^ "gastropexy - Definition from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary". Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2008-03-24.