enterostomy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
There are several types of enteral tubes, such as nasoenteric feeding tubes, enterostomy feeding tubes, and oroenteric feeding tubes.
Patients included in the study were evaluated based on age, co-morbidities, duration of the surgical procedure, number of de-bridement procedures, duration of hospitalization, duration of VAC use, mortality, blood transfusion, and need for enterostomy.
Procedures like gastrostomy and enterostomy are also essential treatments because they reduce complaints such as abdominal distension and vomiting.
She experienced ongoing severe cholestasis with secondary complications, namely significant fat malabsorption and failure to thrive requiring placement of an enterostomy tube.
After initial resuscitation, intraoperative decompression of bowel in the presence of distended bowel, resection of severely injured segment of colon, and repair of perforation with proximal diverting colostomy or enterostomy when the integrity of the bowel is in doubt should be performed (10, 11).
Enterostomy, following segmentary small bowel resection, was used in the other patients.
Infants with NEC underwent bowel resection, and an enterostomy was created.
Patients with portal hypertension who undergo surgical enterostomy formation have a tendency to form peristomal ectopic varices, and these varices are prone to bleeding [2, 3].
From a treatment perspective, the need for enterostomy ought to be judiciously assessed in spite of clear indications as in our case.
concluded that neonates with NEC treated with PL and enterostomy are associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcomes by the age of 6-13 years compared to neonates that received PL and primary anastomosis [24].
Aktan, "Enterostomy site hernias: a clinical and computerized tomographic evaluation," Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, vol.
Fan et al., "Safety and efficacy of sodium hyaluronate gel and chitosan in preventing postoperative peristomal adhesions after defunctioning enterostomy: a prospective randomized controlled trials," Medicine (United States), vol.