jejunostomy


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jejunostomy

(dʒɪdʒuːˈnɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -tomies
(Medicine) the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may be introduced
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Noun1.jejunostomy - surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding
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

je·ju·nos·to·my

n. yeyunostomía, creación de una abertura permanente en el yeyuno a través de la pared abdominal.
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These technologies include: endotracheal tubes, mechanical ventilators, heated cots and incubators, phototherapy devices, gold and nasogastric and jejunostomy probes, bells, oxygen catheters, among others: He had respiratory insufficiency and has a tube in his mouth to breathe.
Severe cases of gastroparesis may merit a venting gastrostomy tube for decompression and/or feeding via a jejunostomy tube.
All the 3 patients with loop common hepatico-loop jejunostomy and entero-enterostomy suffered from recurrent episodes of cholangitis in the post-operative period.
The enteral feeding devices market segmentation is based on product types (enteral feeding tubes, nasoenteric tubes, oroenteric tubes, enterostomy tubes, gastrostomy tubes, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (peg), laparoscopic gastrostomy, open surgical gastrostomy, jejunostomy tubes, low profile gastrostomy tubes, enteral feeding pumps, administration reservoir, giving sets, enteral syringes), and application stages (pediatrics, adult).
6] Feeding can be managed through gastrostomy or jejunostomy tube.
The same process was followed for feeding tubes (naso-gastric tube, gastro jejunostomy tube, gastrostomy tube, jejunostomy tube, duodenal tube, enteral tube, duodenal tube, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube).
8,12) Jejunostomy followed by jejunocloacal anastomosis has been reported as a successful treatment for idiopathic jejunocolonic intussusceptions in a blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna).
Heslin et al, (22) in 1997 studied 195 patients undergoing surgical resection for upper GI malignancy and randomly assigned them to a group receiving immune-enhanced formula (IEF) via jejunostomy on the first day or the control group who received conventional IV crystalloid solutions.
or jejunostomy tube must be surgically implanted into the stomach or small intestine.
After detailed discussion with patient, she underwent a second hiatal hernia repair, left thoracotomy, distal esophagectomy, subtotal gastrectomy, feeding jejunostomy, and pericardial window through thoracoabdominal approach.
After pancreatico duodenectomy the pancreatic reconstruction was carried out either by pancreatico jejunostomy (duct to mucosa type, dunken in type) or double layer pancreatico gastrostmy.