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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A patient who has risk factors for anastomotic dehiscence may be a candidate for enterostomy rather than an anastomosis to help tide the crisis over.
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).
The enteral feeding tubes market covers nasoenteric feeding tubes, oroenteric feeding tubes, and enterostomy tubes.
While performing the milking maneuver one of the surgeon came up with a diagnosis of trichobezoar and history of hair pulling and eating was taken form patient's parents, which was positive and then enterostomy was made to remove the trichobezoar.
Therefore, methods including nasogastric tube, nasoenteric tube, gastrostomy and enterostomy have been used for years with the purpose of providing enteral nutrition.
Quality of life after cystectomy: French national survey conducted by the French Association of Urology (AFU), the French Federation of Stoma Patients (FSF) and the French Association of Enterostomy Patients (AFET) in patients with ileal conduit urinary diversion or orthotopic neobladder [in French].
Enterostomy feeding may take over one's life as feeding is often done over many hours, usually at night.
Small bowel with ganglion cells was isolated for enterostomy.
Compared simple enterotomy to one-stage procedure with urgent fistula closure in 30 patients 11 of them treated with enterostomy alone (group 1) and 19 treated with one stage procedure with urgent closure of the fistula (group 2).