jejunal feeding tube

jejunal feeding tube

a hollow tube inserted into the jejunum through the abdominal wall for administration of liquefied foods to patients who have a high risk of aspiration. See also enteral tube feeding, tube feeding.
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Small caliber jejunal feeding tube inserted into PEG tube and placed into jejunum with endoscope
Acute superior mesenteric artery syndrome involving the reversal or removal of the precipitating factor with proper nutrition and replacement of fluid and electrolytes, either by surgically inserted jejunal feeding tube, nasogastric intubation or peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC line) administering total parenteral nutrition (TPN).
Gastrostomy and jejunal feeding tubes can be placed in these ways.