gastric feeding

gas·tric feed·ing

giving of nutriment directly into the stomach by means of a tube inserted through the nasopharynx and esophagus or directly through the abdominal wall.

gas·tric feed·ing

(gas'trik fēd'ing)
Giving of nutriment directly into the stomach by means of a tube inserted through the nasopharynx and esophagus or directly through the abdominal wall.

gas·tric feed·ing

(gas'trik fēd'ing)
Providing nutriment directly into the stomach with a tube inserted through nasopharynx and esophagus or more directly.
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A Medline literature search provided only four other documented cases in adults that were attributed to a gastric feeding tube (6-9).
Multicenter, prospective, randomized, single-blind study comparing the efficacy and gastrointestinal complications of early jejunal feeding with early gastric feeding in critically ill patients.
Since then, he's undergone two additional open-heart surgeries, several catheterizations, the insertion of a gastric feeding tube and months of physical rehabilitation, and continues to receive care in the hospital's Chronic-Complex Clinic.
Applications for QP1 LSR grades include short-term (29 days or fewer) implants such as wound drains and gastric feeding tubes, non-implant devices such as needle-less access valves, surgical devices such as anesthesia masks, and consumer products including nasal aspirators.
Nobuteru Ishihara, secretary general of Japan's main opposition Liberal Democratic Party, came under fire Tuesday for saying the previous day he was reminded of the movie ''Alien'' when he saw dozens of unconscious bedridden people supported by gastric feeding tubes.
Gastric feeding is the most common method of enteral feeding and is more physiological than other methods.
Because Skylynn was having trouble gaining weight, doctors believed inserting a gastric feeding tube into her stomach through a small incision in her abdomen would help her gain weight.
Some patients, he said, tolerated an oral diet one to two days after surgery while some were discharged with a short-term nasal feeding tube or long-term gastric feeding tube, including some who were feeding tube-dependent prior to surgery.
By January the cancer had spread to his oesophagus and he had to have a gastric feeding tube inserted, Mr Balmain said.