Definition of Biliopancreatic diversion

1. Noun. (surgery) An operation in which part of the stomach is resected, creating a smaller stomach to which the distal part of the small intestine is then connected, bypassing the duodenum and jejunum. ¹



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Medical Definition of Biliopancreatic diversion

1. A surgical procedure which diverts pancreatobiliary secretions via the duodenum and the jejunum into the colon, the remaining small intestine being anastomosed to the stomach after antrectomy. The procedure produces less diarrhoea than does jejunoileal bypass. (12 Dec 1998)

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