esophagostomy

esophagostomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-gos´tah-me]
the creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus.

e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gos'tŏ-mē),
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]

esophagostomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus.

e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof-ă-gos'tŏ-mē)
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
Synonym(s): oesophagostomy.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]
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After preoperative intensive care unit (ICU) evaluation and preparation, transhiatal esophagectomy (THE) and cervical esophagostomy were performed with pyloromyotomy and feeding jejunostomy.
In the third case, an esophagostomy tube was surgically placed to attempt flushing of the ventriculus; however, this technique also yielded poor results.
A phase II randomized study found that postoperative ghrelin administration is effective in inhibiting inflammatory markers and postoperative pulmonary complications after esophagostomy [2].
A comparison of owner management and complications in 67 cats with esophagostomy and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding tubes.
Placement is usually done via an esophagostomy tube, which enters the esophagus from the side of the neck.
Among the topics are esophagostomy feeding tubes in dogs and cats, intravenous access for parenteral nutrition in small animals, adverse food reactions, the nutritional management of superficial necrolytic dermatitis in dogs, and nutritional support in exotic animals.
These characteristics included obesity (i.e., a short and thick neck), inadequate cervical hyperextension, a deviated trachea, a goiter, or previous cervical surgery (4 previous tracheotomies and 1 esophagostomy).
A total esophagectomy with gastrostomy and esophagostomy was performed.
Nasal routes comprehend the installation of nasogastric or nasoenteric feeding tubes, while ostomies corresponded to the implantation of gastrostomy, jejunostomy or, most rarely, esophagostomy (2%) catheters.
--Owner education regarding proper care of esophagostomy or gastrostomy tubes is imperative.
Esophagostomy tubes as a method of nutritional management in cats.