Witzel jejunostomy

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.
Witzel jejunostomy
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Drain in inferior mediastinum with multiple pores for stomach bed drainage and a witzel jejunostomy for later postoperative nutrition was also performed.