nasogastric intubation


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nasogastric intubation

The insertion of a Levine or other gastrointestinal tube through the nose into the stomach.
See: gastric lavage; nasogastric tube
See also: intubation
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Based on the location of the exophytic process in this patient's esophageal inlet, we believe that these changes were initiated by the 6 weeks of nasogastric intubation. The histologic appearance of her lesions was consistent with granuloma pyogenicum that has been described in other anatomic sites.
Acute superior mesenteric artery syndrome involving the reversal or removal of the precipitating factor with proper nutrition and replacement of fluid and electrolytes, either by surgically inserted jejunal feeding tube, nasogastric intubation or peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC line) administering total parenteral nutrition (TPN).