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Collis gastroplasty

Pronunciation: kol'is

Definition: a technique for lengthening a “short” esophagus; a full-thickness incision of the gastric cardia is made parallel to the lesser curvature, usually with a staple line to lengthen the esophagus by making a tube of the upper part of the stomach.

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