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nasogastric

(ˌneɪzəʊˈɡæstrɪk)
adj
(Medicine) anatomy of or relating to the nose and stomach: a nasogastric tube.
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Translations

na·so·gas·tric

a. nasogástrico-a, rel. a la nariz y el estómago;
___ tubetubo ___.
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nasogastric

adj nasogástrico
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Although usually asymptomatic, the presence of prolonged nasogastric intubation may predispose an erosion of the esophagus into the adjacent artery leading to an arterial-esophageal fistula.
Fluid therapy was initiated with a diagnosis of ileocolic invagination and the stomach was emptied by nasogastric intubation. Pneumotic reduction was attempted under fluoroscopy, but air passage from the cecum into the ileum was not observed and manual reduction was performed by right upper quadrant transverse incision.
Nurses were also said to have decided that the woman should have been fed orally while comatose, instead of employing the designated nasogastric intubation procedure, which caused her to develop pneumonia as a result of food particles entering the patient's lungs.