Words nearby gastrostomy
How to use gastrostomy in a sentence
In 1858 he performed practically the first gastrostomy in England for a case of cancer of the oesophagus.
When the patient has difficulty in taking food, recourse should be had to the use of the stomach-tube or to gastrostomy.
In the majority of cases, however, only the palliative measures of œsophagostomy or gastrostomy can be adopted.
The employment of radium is rendered easier and more efficient if it is preceded by gastrostomy.
In aggravated cases, the gastrostomy opening must be retained in order to prevent death from starvation.