enterostomy

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en·ter·os·to·my

 (ĕn′tə-rŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. en·ter·os·to·mies
Surgical construction of an opening in the intestine through the abdominal wall.

en′ter·os′to·mal adj.

enterostomy

(ˌɛntəˈrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical formation of a permanent opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall, used as an artificial anus, for feeding, etc

en•ter•os•to•my

(ˌɛn təˈrɒs tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the making of an artificial opening into the intestine through the abdominal wall, leaving an open passage for drainage.
[1875–80]
en`ter•os′to•mal, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enterostomy - surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine
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

en·ter·os·to·my

n. enterostomía, apertura o comunicación entre el intestino y la piel de la pared abdominal.
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Examples of the latter include patients with enterostomies, mobility impairments, immune suppression, inflammatory bowel disease, and renal or metabolic diseases.
Methods thus employed include; primary repair of duodenal injury and simple drainage of pancreas11,14, distal pancreatectomy with or without spleenectomy14,15,16, pyloric exclusion, enterostomies (triple tube)14 and pancreaticoduodenectomy14,17.
Hernias and enterostomies will show mild to moderately increased uptake, but normally do not cause any differential diagnostic problem.