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Related to jejunostomy tube: Gastrostomy tube, jejunostomy feeding
A tube placed directly into the jejunum for long-term enteral feeding. This may be done laparoscopically, with a percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube, or surgically. It is not as commonly used as the gastrostomy tube.
surgical creation of a permanent opening between the jejunum and the surface of the abdominal wall.
a surgically positioned tube in the jejunum, protruding through the skin; it is used for enteral feeding when it is necessary to bypass the upper gastrointestinal tract.