feeding gastrostomy

feeding gastrostomy

Surgery A procedure in which an opening is created in the anterior wall of the stomach to allow suction decompression and improved respiratory function by eliminating the need for a nasogastric feeding tube. See Nasogastric tube.
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We present the case of 56-year-old female patient diagnosed with ALS, presenting with tetraparesis and severe dysfunction, scheduled for open feeding gastrostomy.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: a nonoperative technique for feeding gastrostomy. Gastrointest Endosc 1981; 27: 9-11.
Percutaneous feeding gastrostomy. Am J Roentgenol 1983;141: 793-4.
A simplified technique for constructing a tube feeding gastrostomy. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1981; 152:83-5.
Empirical anti-TB therapy was started, but the patient refused further therapy (feeding gastrostomy followed by operative closure of the fistula) and died at home.
The infant was transferred to a second hospital, where a feeding gastrostomy and tracheotomy were placed.
Certainly, those Otolaryngology centers and individuals performing percutaneous placement of feeding gastrostomy tubes are fully equipped to complete the process by teaching and performing EGD.
Feeding gastrostomy button: Experience and recommendations.
This beautiful baby girl survived her pneumonia, after almost two weeks on the ventilator, and her parents were momentarily relieved, until we informed them that, in order to prevent further, inevitable episodes of aspiration, she would require a feeding gastrostomy tube (a tube that is put through the abdominal wall and directly into the stomach) and possibly a tracheostomy (a hole in the neck to assist with breathing).
Care of residents with feeding gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes presents a special challenge in extended care.
Left cervical oesophagostomy and feeding gastrostomy (using Fr 10G Foley's catheter) without thoracotomy was done for pure oesophageal atresia without tracheo-oesophageal fistula in 11 patients.