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.

esophagostomy

[esof′əgos′təmē]
a surgical opening into the esophagus for enteral tube feeding.

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]

esophagostomy

the creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus.

cervical esophagostomy
one performed in cervical section of esophagus, often for purposes of placing an indwelling feeding tube when oral alimentation is impossible because of injury or surgery.
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Placement is usually done via an esophagostomy tube, which enters the esophagus from the side of the neck.
It is a rare complication of laparoscopic surgery for reflux disease and thoracic procedures such as transthoracic esophagostomy and esophageal reconstruction.
Results of transthoracic esophagostomy retrieval of esophageal foreign body obstruction in dogs: 14 cases (2000-2004).
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.
A total esophagectomy with gastrostomy and esophagostomy was performed.
An esophagostomy tube was placed after surgery to minimize the stress associated with repeated restraint for forcefeeding.
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.
An esophagostomy tube, a feeding tube that goes into the side of the neck in cats, is often placed to provide adequate nutrition to prevent or reverse this potentially devastating complication.