gastrostomy feeding

gastrostomy feeding

the introduction of a nutrient solution through a tube that has been surgically inserted into the stomach through the abdominal wall. See also enteral tube feeding.

gas·tros·to·my feed·ing

(gas-tros'tŏ-mē fēding)
Providing liquid nourishment through a tube permanently inserted through the abdominal wall into the stomach.
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Significant professional interest has been expressed in this innovative practice which has far-reaching implications for patients of all ages requiring gastrostomy feeding.
However, a patient's life expectancy did not change with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding, and its use was not appropriate in patients with dementia.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding improves nutritional status and stabilizes pulmonary function in patients with cystic fibrosis.
In narrow caliber group with 14Fr gastrostomy feeding was withheld and feeding was started with NG tube.
Long term outcome of children receiving percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding.
Cian, from Carlanstown, Co Meath, died at Crumlin Children's Hospital where he had been recovering after a liver biopsy and gastrostomy feeding tube insertion.
Long-term outcome of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding in patients with dysphagic stroke.
Nasogastric and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiotherapy treatment at a regional oncology unit: a two year study.
Gastrostomy feeding has been discussed, but the surgical team did not feel it was necessary as neither parent was in favour of Sara undergoing surgery.
Supportive therapies: nutrient supplementation, hearing aids, gastrostomy feeding (in severe feeding difficulties), repair of CHD.
Multicenter survey of radiologically inserted gastrostomy feeding tube(RIG) in the UK.