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Treatments for the Digestive System

anal fissurectomy surgical removal of an anal fissure
anastomosis creating a passageway or opening between two organs or vessels
appendectomy surgical removal of the appendix
cholecystectomy surgical removal of the gallbladder
choledocholithotomy removal of gallstones through an incision in the bile duct
colectomy surgical removal of the colon
colostomy surgical creation of an opening of a portion of the colon through the abdominal wall to the outside surface
diverticulectomy surgical removal of the diverticulum
esophagastrostomy surgical creation of an opening between the esophagus and the stomach
esophagostomy surgical creation of an opening in the esophagus
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) ultrasound crushing of calculi (stones) in the gallbladder or kidney
fistulectomy excision of a fistula
gastrectomy surgical removal of part or all of the stomach
garstrostomy surgical placement of a tube in the stomach, used for tube feedings
glossectomy partial or total removal of the tongue
hemorrhoid ligation removal of internal hemorrhoids using a rubber band technique
hemorrhoidectomy surgical removal of hemorrhoids from the anorectal area
hepatic lobectomy surgical removal of a lobe of the liver
ileostomy surgical creation of a passage through the abdominal wall into the ileum
jejunoileostomy formation of a surgical passage between the jejunum and the ileum
jejunostomy surgical creation of a passage through the abdominal wall into the jejunum
lithotripsy crushing of a stone
liver transplant replacement of the liver with a donor liver
pancreatectomy surgical removal of the pancreas
proctoplasty plastic surgery of the anus and rectum
vagotomy surgical resection of the vagus nerve to decrease acid secretion in the stomach
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