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Tubes, Gastrostomy, Feeding

Definition : Gastrostomy tubes designed for surgical insertion of the distal tip into the stomach for direct enteral feeding. These tubes may be placed surgically (e.g., open surgery, laparotomy) or by using a percutaneous endoscopic procedure; they are usually secured by a soft balloon or bumper on the inside and a firm plastic device on the outside. Gastrostomy feeding tubes are mostly used for feeding patients who require medium- or long-term enteral feeding but who are unable to maintain sufficient oral intake (e.g., patients who have severe neurologic impairment; those with tumors of the mouth, larynx, or esophagus; and infants who require enteral nutrition). Gastrostomy tubes may be used to administer medications; dedicated tubes for insertion using open surgery or endoscopic procedures are available. Gastrostomy tubes with tips that can be advanced into the jejunum for jejunal feeding are also available.

Entry Terms : "Gastrostomy Tubes, Feeding" , "Tubes, Feeding, Enterostomy" , "Feeding Tubes" , "Tubes, Feeding"

UMDC code : 27141

   

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Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd

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Southwest Medical

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Vitality Medical

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