Sentence Examples

• The duodenum is the first part of the small intestine, extending from the valve at the bottom of the stomach that regulates stomach emptying (pylorus valve) to the second part of the small intestine (jejunum).
• However, gastric bypass relocates the stomach attachment to either the ileum or jejunum portion of the small intestine, which is much farther along the length of the intestine.
• The malrotation, stenosis, or membranous bands are corrected surgically so that the duodenum has a normal opening and connects properly to the stomach and jejunum.
• Duodenal volvulus occurs when the duodenum, the portion of small intestine that connects the stomach and jejunum, is twisted.
• Instead, food moves from the small pouch directly to the jejunum, the second section of the small intestine.