jejunostomy


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jejunostomy

 [jĕ″joo-nos´tah-me]
surgical creation of a permanent opening between the jejunum and the surface of the abdominal wall.
needle-catheter jejunostomy insertion of a needle-catheter device to provide nutrition to patients undergoing major surgery of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, or hepatobiliary system. Since the small bowel regains normal motility and absorption capacity 8 to 12 hours postoperatively, this alternative method of feeding is an effective way to meet nutritional needs.

je·ju·nos·to·my

(je'jū-nos'tŏ-mē),
Operative establishment of a fistula from the jejunum to the abdominal wall, usually with creation of a stoma.
[jejuno- + G. stoma, mouth]

jejunostomy

/je·ju·nos·to·my/ (jĕ″joo-nos´tah-me) the creation of a permanent opening between the jejunum and the surface of the abdominal wall.

jejunostomy

(jə-jo͞o′nŏs′tə-mē, jē′jo͝o-, jĕj′o͝o-)
n.
The surgical creation of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with a stoma on the abdominal wall.

jejunostomy

[jij′o̅o̅nos′təmē]
a surgical procedure to create an artificial opening to the jejunum through the abdominal wall. It may be a permanent or a temporary opening.

je·ju·nos·to·my

(jĕ'jū-nos'tŏ-mē)
Operative establishment of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with creation of a stoma on the abdominal wall.
[jejuno- + G. stoma, mouth]

jejunostomy

A surgical procedure in which an opening is cut in the JEJUNUM and the upper end brought out through the wall of the ABDOMEN so that the bowel contents can discharge to the exterior.

Jejunostomy

Surgical creation of an opening to the middle portion of the small intestine (jejunum), through the abdominal wall.
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jejunostomy

surgical creation of a permanent opening between the jejunum and the surface of the abdominal wall.

jejunostomy tube
a surgically positioned tube in the jejunum, protruding through the skin; it is used for enteral feeding when it is necessary to bypass the upper gastrointestinal tract.
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She required supplemental feedings initially using her jejunostomy tube, as she had inadequate oral intake.
All the other tube insertions involved a smaller jejunostomy tube.
Complications of Jejunostomy Tube Feeding in Nursing Facility Patients," American Journal of Gastroenterology 86 (1991):1610-13.
A myriad of other risk factors have been implicated including the presence of nasogastric tubes, gastrostomy or jejunostomy tubes and arterial lines, administration of total parenteral nutrition, recent surgery, haemodialysis, decubitus ulcers, and poor nutritional status (4).
Cranford et al (14) suggested a two-stage surgery in the form of truncal vagotomy and antrectomy, along with tubal gastrostomy, duodenostomy, and jejunostomy, followed by restoration of gastrointestinal continuity after 3 to 4 weeks.
An open jejunostomy feeding tube was placed for nutrition on hospital day 18.
Ponsky developed) and percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy.
Gastrostomy or jejunostomy tubes are appropriate for meeting long-term nutritional needs.
Residents with jejunostomy feedings are at less risk for aspiration as the feeding is being delivered distal to the pyloric and cardiac sphincters, which provide a protective mechanism against aspiration.
In addition, a pyloromyotomy and a feeding jejunostomy were performed in all cases.
This is through nasogastric, gastrostomy, or jejunostomy tube, using formulas of pureed food available in the theater from local sources and supplemented with ingredients from US Army Meals-Ready-to-Eat.
Tube feedings (a nasogastric tube, gastric tube, or jejunostomy tube) are used until the person is alert enough to safely swallow food and avoid aspiration into the lungs.