esophagostomy

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esophagostomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-gos´tah-me]
the creation of an artificial opening into the esophagus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gos'tŏ-mē),
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]
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esophagostomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus.
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e·soph·a·gos·to·my

(ĕ-sof-ă-gos'tŏ-mē)
Surgical formation of an opening directly into the esophagus from without.
Synonym(s): oesophagostomy.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Alternatively, the mouth can be closed completely and animal fed through pharyngostomy, nasogastric, oesophagostomy or gastrostomy tube (Verstraete, 2003).
However, in same mandibular fracture cases, tape muzzle and oesophagostomy can be considered as first line of treatment.
Oesophagostomy tubes provide a route for enteral feeding for nourishment of patients.
At RCWMCH, he initially underwent defunctioning oesophagostomy, Nissen fundoplication and placement of a gastrostomy tube.
Surgical procedures done were thoracotomy, ligation and division of fistula and primary oesophageal anastomosis in 202(90.5%), oesophagostomy and gastrostomy in 20(8.9%), colostomy in 12(5.3%), duodenoduodenostomy in 5 and separation of conjoined twin in 1(0.44%).
(12) oesophagostomy and gastrostomy was done disowning the distal oesophagus after division of fistula.
Nonnograde, minimally invasive technique for oesophagostomy in cats.
An oesophagostomy allowed the prolapsed Zenker's diverticulum to be returned to its original position.
Sooryadas (2009) used externally the adhesive tape, in a tape muzzle pattern with simultaneously oesophagostomy was also done for feeding the calf.