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jejunostomy

(dʒɪdʒuːˈnɒstəmɪ)
n, pl -tomies
(Medicine) the surgical formation of an opening from the jejunum to the surface of the body, through which food may be introduced
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Noun1.jejunostomy - surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding
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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je·ju·nos·to·my

n. yeyunostomía, creación de una abertura permanente en el yeyuno a través de la pared abdominal.
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6] Feeding can be managed through gastrostomy or jejunostomy tube.
The same process was followed for feeding tubes (naso-gastric tube, gastro jejunostomy tube, gastrostomy tube, jejunostomy tube, duodenal tube, enteral tube, duodenal tube, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube).
or jejunostomy tube must be surgically implanted into the stomach or small intestine.
Gilbert explained, "We operate a pediatric care center in Groton that helps people with gastronomy tubes (inserted through the abdomen that delivers nutrition directly to the stomach) and J tubes (a feeding jejunostomy tube inserted through the abdomen and into the jejunum -- the second part of the small bowel) who have a cognitive age below 18 months.
She has also had more surgery this year to fit a jejunostomy tube to feed her directly into her stomach.
A feeding jejunostomy tube should be inserted to allow early postoperative enteral feeding, as a lifeline for patients whose symptoms persist after surgery.
These were corrected by local blenderized diet via a preoperative feeding jejunostomy tube.
A feeding jejunostomy tube was also placed during the operation.