She required supplemental feedings initially using her jejunostomy tube
, as she had inadequate oral intake.
The surgical opening through which a gastrostomy tube (g-tube) or jejunostomy tube
(j-tube) enters the stomach or small intestine is called a stoma.
Discharge instructions included management of the jejunostomy tube
and nutritional regimen.
feedings are infused continuously because the small intestine is pressure sensitive.
With a jejunostomy tube
, the patient should be fed by to avoid dumping syndrome.
The enterostomy feeding tubes further have different types for specific difficulties such as gastronomy tubes, jejunostomy tubes
, and gastrojejunostomy tubes.
are surgically placed feeding tubes for critically ill patients with pancreatic, hepatobilary or gastrointestinal disease, neoplasm or peritonitis.
The enteral feeding devices market segmentation is based on product types (enteral feeding tubes, nasoenteric tubes, oroenteric tubes, enterostomy tubes, gastrostomy tubes, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (peg), laparoscopic gastrostomy, open surgical gastrostomy, jejunostomy tubes
, low profile gastrostomy tubes, enteral feeding pumps, administration reservoir, giving sets, enteral syringes), and application stages (pediatrics, adult).
A myriad of other risk factors have been implicated including the presence of nasogastric tubes, gastrostomy or jejunostomy tubes
and arterial lines, administration of total parenteral nutrition, recent surgery, haemodialysis, decubitus ulcers, and poor nutritional status (4).
Saigal: "We say you must look at surviving children who are experiencing months or years of grueling hospitalization with associated gastrostomy tubes, jejunostomy tubes
, fundoplications, tracheostomies, shunts, orthopedic, eye, and brain surgeries, hyperalimentation, oxygen tanks, and ventilators ...
Care of residents with feeding gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes
presents a special challenge in extended care.