jejunostomy

(redirected from jejunostomy tube)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to jejunostomy tube: Gastrostomy tube, jejunostomy feeding

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

je·ju·nos·to·my

n. yeyunostomía, creación de una abertura permanente en el yeyuno a través de la pared abdominal.
References in periodicals archive ?
On postoperative day 1 a control contrast study was done in order to confirm the correct position of the jejunostomy tube, then 500 ml of tea (dextrose solution) and 500 ml of Nutrison Advanced Peptisorb (ingredients: 85% short chain peptides from hydrolysed whey protein, 15% free amino acids for optimal residue, low fat content with 47% of fat content from medium chain triglycerides, fiber free) were administrated at a rate of 20ml/h.
Mucosal disruption Peptic ulcer disease Pyloric obstruction Bowel obstruction Rupture jejunal diverticula Surgery Endoscopy Biliary stent perforation Sclerotherapy Intracatheter jejunostomy tube Blunt abdominal trauma Trauma of child abuse Hirshsprung disease Crohn disease Ulcerative colitis Systemic amyloidosis 3.
Small bowel access for jejunostomy tube feedings in gastroparesis.
Because of this, jejunostomy placement has been questioned by some authors (2); however, other authors (3), knowing its complications, systematically placed the jejunostomy tube during upper gastrointestinal surgery for postoperative enteral nutrition.
Since symptoms persisted and her oral intake was insufficient, a jejunostomy tube was placed on the 8th hospital day and enteral nutrition begun.
She had multiple comorbidities including renal failure, systemic lupus erythematosus, and protein S deficiency, a history of transient ischemic attack, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism, and longstanding malnourishment requiring jejunostomy tube placement.
Laparotomy was performed for washout, omental patch, and a feeding jejunostomy tube. A stent was attempted, but migration resulted in stent removal, and EVAC therapy was initiated.
She underwent total gastrectomy with esophagojejunostomy and jejunostomy tube (J-tube) placement.
Fluoroscopic localization for the retained colonic fragments was used, and a feeding jejunostomy tube was also placed.
[6] Feeding can be managed through gastrostomy or jejunostomy tube.
or jejunostomy tube must be surgically implanted into the stomach or small intestine....