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jejunostomy

 [jĕ″joo-nos´tah-me]
surgical creation of a permanent opening between the jejunum and the surface of the abdominal wall.
needle-catheter jejunostomy insertion of a needle-catheter device to provide nutrition to patients undergoing major surgery of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, or hepatobiliary system. Since the small bowel regains normal motility and absorption capacity 8 to 12 hours postoperatively, this alternative method of feeding is an effective way to meet nutritional needs.

je·ju·nos·to·my

(je'jū-nos'tŏ-mē),
Operative establishment of a fistula from the jejunum to the abdominal wall, usually with creation of a stoma.
[jejuno- + G. stoma, mouth]

jejunostomy

(jə-jo͞o′nŏs′tə-mē, jē′jo͝o-, jĕj′o͝o-)
n.
The surgical creation of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with a stoma on the abdominal wall.

je·ju·nos·to·my

(jĕ'jū-nos'tŏ-mē)
Operative establishment of an opening from the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually with creation of a stoma on the abdominal wall.
[jejuno- + G. stoma, mouth]

jejunostomy

A surgical procedure in which an opening is cut in the JEJUNUM and the upper end brought out through the wall of the ABDOMEN so that the bowel contents can discharge to the exterior.

Jejunostomy

Surgical creation of an opening to the middle portion of the small intestine (jejunum), through the abdominal wall.
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Therefore, we decided to urgently perform a transhiatal esophagectomy without thoracotomy and cervical esophagostomy with pyloromyotomy and feeding jejunostomy, although this operation placed a great burden on the patient.
Management of the 66 patients with a stricture included gastrojejunostomy (n = 24), dilation with endoscope (n = 21), medical treatment (n = 10), esophagectomy (n = 5), jejunostomy (n = 4), esophago-colonic bypass (n = 1), and nasogastric feeding due to old CVA (n = 1).
Using adequacy as a tool for justification of furnishing patients with a feeding jejunostomy after such a radical surgery would not be of great benefit for which the study took into account the overall outcome of surgery comparing to indigenous groups with similar common attributes such as demographics and serum proteins25,26.
Because of a bacterial infection of the ventriculoperitoneal shunt device and influenza virus infection, we took down the jejunostomy 11 days after surgery and performed an external drainage of occlusive hydrocephalus.
Due to an unclear intraoperative diagnosis and the emergency situation in a newborn child, we have decided to create an jejunostomy instead of an end-to-end anastomosis.
Severe hypothyroidism in patients dependent on prolonged thyroxine infusion through a jejunostomy. Clin Nutr 2000;19:65-67.
Gilbert explained, "We operate a pediatric care center in Groton that helps people with gastronomy tubes (inserted through the abdomen that delivers nutrition directly to the stomach) and J tubes (a feeding jejunostomy tube inserted through the abdomen and into the jejunum -- the second part of the small bowel) who have a cognitive age below 18 months.''
A tracheostomy was started initially, followed by gastrostomy and jejunostomy. The transverse separation of the trachea at the subcricoid level was used to explore the aerodigestive lesions and enhance access to the fistula.
She covers general principles, the differences between pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, pain management, drugs and specific medical conditions, calculations for working out dosages, and various types of drug administration: oral, injections, rectal and vaginal, topical, inhalation medications and nebulizers, intravenous infusions, percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy and percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy. The book is written with a minimum of jargon.
Various routes of enteral feeding like oral, NJ tube feeding, percutaneous transperitoneal jejunostomy, percutaneous transperitoneal gastrostomy are described in the literature.
According to his medical report, he underwent "partial gastrectomy, with gastrojejunostomy and jejunostomy. He developed bile leak from a CBD injury and was reoperated.
She has also had more surgery this year to fit a jejunostomy tube to feed her directly into her stomach.