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Billroth I

Billroth I
ICD-9-CM 43.6

Billroth I, more formally Billroth's operation I, is an operation in which the pylorus is removed and the proximal stomach is anastomosed directly to the duodenum.[1][2]

The operation is most closely associated with Theodor Billroth, but was first described by Polish surgeon Ludwik Rydygier.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Billroth's operation I. Online Medical Dictionary. Centre for Cancer Education, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. URL:'s+operation+I. Accessed on: June 15, 2008.
  2. ^ a b Billroth's operation I. Accessed on: June 15, 2008.

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  • Schematic of Billroth I & II -
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