Polya's operation

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A type of posterior gastroenterostomy which is a modification of the Billroth II operation.

Description

A type of posterior gastroenterostomy which is a modification of the Billroth II operation. Resection of 2/3 of the stomach with blind closure of the duodenal stump and retrocolic anastomosis of the full circumference of the open stomach to jejunum

See also Finsterer-Hofmeister operation under Hans Finsterer, German surgeon, 1877–1955.

Bibliography

  • E. Pólya:
    Zur Stumpfversorgung nach Magenresektion.
    Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1911, 38: 892-894.

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