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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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)
References in periodicals archive ?
The mini-gastric bypass procedure targets extremely obese patients with acute diabetes or those who cannot undergo sleeve gastrostomy, in addition to the obese patients who have consumed all weight-loss methods.
Background and Objective: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a procedure to provide enteral nutrition for critically ill patients.
We aimed to compare the antegrade transoral and the retrograde transabdominal approaches for fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous gastrostomy tube (G-tube) placement.
Additionally, Xtampza ER supports the administration of the product by sprinkling the capsule contents on soft foods or into a cup, and then directly into the mouth, or through a gastrostomy or nasogastric feeding tube, stated the company.
Gastrostomy or gastric feeding tube is inserted through a small incision in the abdomen into the stomach and is used for long-term enteral nutrition.
The children, a young boy and girl, had surgery to fit them with gastrostomy tubes for feeding, despite being able to eat normally, after the woman lied to authorities to say they had stomach problems.
In another situation, a nurse from the medical unit calls the Interventional Radiology staff with a request for a gastrostomy tube change.
Described as a "fighter" by her parents Matthew and Rachel, the 15-month-old Honley tot defied all the odds in trying to overcome serious internal issues with which she was born, which meant she faced heart and bladder surgery and a gastrostomy.
Objective: To compare the percutaneous radiologically guided gastrostomy (PeRG) tubes of wide caliber with narrow caliber tubes.
Their poster presented the quality improvement study "Weight Loss and Gastrostomy Tube Care Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer Patients with Gastrostomy Tube Placement.
The gastrostomy (feeding tube) will be there for at least a year.