Definition of Jejunostomy

1. Noun. Surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding.


Definition of Jejunostomy

1. Noun. (medicine) the surgical creation of an opening into the jejunum to allow artificial feeding ¹

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Medical Definition of Jejunostomy

1. Surgical formation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the jejunum, usually for enteral hyperalimentation. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jejunostomy

jejunocolostomy
jejunogastric
jejunogastric intussusception
jejunoileal
jejunoileal bypass
jejunoileal shunt
jejunoileites
jejunoileitis
jejunoileostomies
jejunoileostomy
jejunojejunostomies
jejunojejunostomy
jejunoplasties
jejunoplasty
jejunostomies
jejunostomy (current term)
jejunotomies
jejunotomy
jejunum
jelab
jelabs
jelerang
jelick
jelicks
jell
jellaba
jellabah
jellabahs
jellabas
jelled

Literary usage of Jejunostomy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Abdominal operations v.2, 1915 by Berkeley Moynihan Moynihan (1915)
"jejunostomy. jejunostomy is an operation that can be but rarely called for. It is suitable only for those patients suffering from advanced malignant disease ..."

2. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1909)
"If a posterior gastro-jejunostomy is made, the button, when liberated, is less likely to fall into the stomach than when the anterior gastro-jejunostomy is ..."

3. Surgery of the Upper Abdomen by John Blair Deaver, Astley Paston Cooper Ashhurst (1921)
"Cylindrical Gastrectomy: Operation Completed 363 124. Transgastric Excision of an Ulcer on the Posterior \\ all of the Stomach . . . 365 "5. jejunostomy by ..."

4. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1919)
"Moreover, the technique of the operation of jejunostomy has been so much ... jejunostomy may be resorted to under the following conditions : — (i) It may be ..."

5. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"Hugh McKenna, December, 1913, reported some animal experimentation and clinical cases supporting the value of a jejunostomy for the relief of ileus. ..."

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