Reichel–Polya operation

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The Reichel–Polya operation is a type of partial gastrectomy[1] developed by Eugen Pólya and Friedrich Paul Reichel. It is a modification of the Billroth II operation that involves a resection of 2/3 of the stomach with blind closure of the duodenal stump and gastrojejunal anastomosis.

Characteristics of anastomosis[edit]

a) Retrocolic

b) Anisoperistaltic

c) Posterior

d) Full Circumference of Stomach

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lahey Clinic (1941). Surgical Practice of the Lahey Clinic, Boston, Massachusetts. W.B. Saunders company. p. 217. Retrieved 2008-07-18.