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Jejunoileal Bypass MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Jejunoileal Bypass
Tree Number(s)
E02.650.500.062.875
E04.035.415
E04.062.875
E04.210.626
Unique ID
D007581
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007581
Scope Note
A procedure consisting of the SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the proximal part of the JEJUNUM to the distal portion of the ILEUM, so as to bypass the nutrient-absorptive segment of the SMALL INTESTINE. Due to the severe malnutrition and life-threatening metabolic complications, this method is no longer used to treat MORBID OBESITY.
Entry Term(s)
Ileojejunal Bypass
Intestinal Bypass
Jejuno-Ileal Bypass
Previous Indexing
Ileum (1966-1985)
Jejunum (1966-1985)
Obesity (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note
86
History Note
86
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/06/17
Revision Date
2020/02/21
Jejunoileal Bypass Preferred
Intestinal Bypass Broader
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