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Omentofixation

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omentofixation --> omentopexy

1. Suture of the great omentum to the abdominal wall to induce collateral portal circulation.

2. Suture of the omentum to another organ to increase arterial circulation.

See: omentoplasty.

Synonym: omentofixation.

Origin: omento-_ G. Pexis, fixation