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scott operation

scott operation in Medicine

Scott operation (skŏt)
n.
A jejunoileal bypass for treating morbid obesity in which the upper jejunum is joined to the terminal ileum, with the bypassed intestine closed proximally and anastomosed distally to the colon.

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