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gas·tros·to·my

 (gă-strŏs′tə-mē)
n. pl. gas·tros·to·mies
Surgical construction of a permanent opening from the external surface of the abdominal wall into the stomach, usually for inserting a feeding tube.
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gastrostomy

(ɡæsˈtrɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical formation of an artificial opening into the stomach from the skin surface: used for feeding
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Noun1.gastrostomy - surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage)
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"
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Translations

gas·tros·to·my

n. gastrostomía, creación de una fístula gástrica.
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gastrostomy

n (pl -mies) gastrostomía; percutaneous endoscopic — (PEG) gastrostomía endoscópica percutánea (GEP)
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Food and Drug Administration granted the company 510(k) clearance for its PUMA-G System April 10, which enables ultrasound-based placement of percutaneous gastrostomy feeding tubes.
Caroline believes that the best thing they did for Ayla was to highlight the benefits of a gastrostomy, a surgical procedure which allows feeding via a tube directly into the stomach.
Since the introduction of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and gastrostomy placed under radiographic control, surgical techniques such as gastrostomy or jejunostomy have fewer indications.
Though the placement of gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy tubes has evolved with utilization of endoscopic and fluoroscopic-guidance, the principal role in facilitating enteral nutrition in patients unable to maintain adequate oral caloric intake remains unchanged (1).
A 76-year-old female with past medical history of squamous cell cancer of the oral cavity status post hemiglossectomy with left anterolateral free flap, bilateral neck dissections, tracheostomy, and decannulation with gastrostomy tube placement, chemotherapy and radiation therapy presented with epigastric pain for 5 days.
The first laparoscopic gastrostomy created specifically for ERCP was reported in 2002 [4].
The mini-gastric bypass procedure targets extremely obese patients with acute diabetes or those who cannot undergo sleeve gastrostomy, in addition to the obese patients who have consumed all weight-loss methods.