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Gastropexy

For the veterinary surgical procedure, see Canine gastropexy.
Gastropexy
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ICD-9-CM 44.64

Gastropexy is a surgical operation in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall[1] or the diaphragm. Gastropexys in which the stomach is sutured to the diaphragm are sometimes performed as a treatment of GERD to prevent the stomach from moving up into the chest.

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