jejunostomy


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jejunostomy

[‚jē·jə′näs·tə·mē]
(medicine)
The making of an artificial opening through the abdominal wall into the jejunum.
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The patient was discharged 10 days after with normal analytical and clinical parameters and correct feeding via the jejunostomy.
In the remaining three, two had gastric perforation one in body and one in prepyloric region for which grahams patch repair was done, one had duodenal perforation which was repaired with feeding jejunostomy done and all discharged remaining three had perforation with deranged counts and managed conservatively with drain placement.
Complications associated with use of jejunostomy tubes in dogs and cats: 40 cases (1989-1994).
A new monofilament nonabsorbable thread was sutured to the thread fixed to the tip of the feeding tube, and the feeding tube was withdrawn from the jejunostomy. A new feeding tube was sutured to the new thread, and the old thread and tube were discarded.
Therefore, the jejunostomy was closed at an age of two months.
The intestinal tube was replaced by a new 9 Fr jejunostomy catheter (3 mm outer diameter).
Jejunostomy and jejunocloacal anastomosis in macaws.
or jejunostomy tube must be surgically implanted into the stomach or small intestine....
Our MICU admitted a woman with massive aspiration pneumonia that had occurred during operative jejunostomy for feeding tube placement.
Actuated Medical's occlusion clearing systems use mechanical motion to restore patency of tubes in the patient for clearing clogged nasoenteral, gastrostomy, nasogastric, and jejunostomy feeding and decompression tubes.
Bowel resection and jejunostomy were required to correct the intestinal stenosis, with concomitant administration of parenteral nutrition and antibiotic therapy.