gastrostomy


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gas·tros·to·my

 (gă-strŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. gas·tros·to·mies
Surgical construction of a permanent opening from the external surface of the abdominal wall into the stomach, usually for inserting a feeding tube.

gastrostomy

(ɡæsˈtrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical formation of an artificial opening into the stomach from the skin surface: used for feeding
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Noun1.gastrostomy - surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations

gas·tros·to·my

n. gastrostomía, creación de una fístula gástrica.

gastrostomy

n (pl -mies) gastrostomía; percutaneous endoscopic — (PEG) gastrostomía endoscópica percutánea (GEP)
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Cian, from Carlanstown, Co Meath, died at Crumlin Children's Hospital where he had been recovering after a liver biopsy and gastrostomy feeding tube insertion.
She's now fed a hypoallergenic formula through a gastrostomy button in her stomach and can only eat four foods safely - potatoes, apple, carrots and popcorn - which is a real challenge.
Aspiration was positively correlated with age younger than 18 months, the performance of a revision procedure, the presence of an underlying neuromuscular disorder (n = 20), and the need for a postoperative gastrostomy tube (p < 0.
Ashleigh has undergone a vesicostomy and also a gastrostomy but at last she is now at home with mum and dad and Leah.
Gastrostomy tubes are frequently used to provide enteral access for a variety of patient populations.
Doctors at the new care center performed tracheostomy and gastrostomy surgeries, Christopher Dolan, attorney for the girl's family, said in a Twitter message on Wednesday.
The following data were collected for 9 years and then analysed: gender, CP type, GMFCS level, gastrostomy, height, weight, use of a standing frame, antiepileptic drug therapy and fractures.
Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate demographic findings of 104 children who had percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion procedure.
This reveals a need for further studies to answer basic questions regarding interventions, such as when a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube should be placed in a patient or how early respiratory support should be provided.
Since then she has undergone numerous operations, including a tracheostomy and a gastrostomy to assist her breathing and eating, but doctors are still unable to diagnose her condition.
We have performed gastrostomy, which means we have created an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support," he said.