Witzel jejunostomy | definition of Witzel jejunostomy by Medical dictionary
Witzel jejunostomy (vit'zl)
[Friedrich O. Witzel, Ger. surgeon, 1865–1925]
A jejunostomy created by inserting a rubber or silicone catheter into the jejunum and bringing it to the skin surface. Medication and feedings can be administered on a long-term basis. See: jejunostomy
Witzel, Friedrich O., German surgeon, 1865-1925.
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Our method was based upon Witzel jejunostomy
technique with emphasis on early postoperative commencement of enteral nutrition and achievement of target caloric and protein requirement subsequently.
The procedures performed at present are Witzel jejunostomy
, needle catheter jejunostomy, jejunostomy through a serous tunnel, and jejunostomy in Roux-Y.
Drain in inferior mediastinum with multiple pores for stomach bed drainage and a witzel jejunostomy
for later postoperative nutrition was also performed.