Medical Definition of Gastrostomy tube insertion

1. A surgical procedure to insert a tube into the stomach for purposes of nutrition. In this procedure, a small incision is made in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen while the patient is under general anaesthesia (can also be performed with a local anaesthetic). A thin flexible catheter is inserted into the stomach and then stitched in place. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gastrostomy Tube Insertion

gastroscopy
gastrospasm
gastrospirillum
gastrospirillum hominis
gastrosplenic
gastrosplenic ligament
gastrosplenic omentum
gastrostaxis
gastrostege
gastrosteges
gastrostenosis
gastrostogavage
gastrostolavage
gastrostomies
gastrostomy
gastrostomy tube insertion (current term)
gastrothoracopagus
gastrotome
gastrotomies
gastrotomy
gastrotonometer
gastrotonometry
gastrotoxic
gastrotoxin
gastrotrich
gastrotricha
gastrotrichs
gastrotrocha
gastrotropic
gastrovascular

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