ostomy

NOUN
  1. surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes
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How To Use ostomy In A Sentence

  • The family didn't want a gastrostomy tube placed, but they weren't ready to say goodbye, either.
  • Creation of an ostomy can be a lifesaving experience for a patient.
  • In some cases, such as when the swollen epiglottis blocks the windpipe, a tracheostomy may be performed.
  • You don't need to have had a colostomy to find yourself toeing the line. PROSPECT HILL
  • Kasai Portoenterostomy - This operation connects the bile drainage from the liver directly to the intestinal tract. Treating Biliary Atresia
  • Stroke and Parkinson's disease are the leading causes, frequently requiring enteral alimentation through nasogastric or gastrostomy tubes.
  • _Endoscopic evisceration of the larynx_ will cure a few cases of laryngeal cicatricial stenosis, and should be tried before resorting to laryngostomy. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
  • Fancy taking a flutter on incontinence pads and colostomy bags? Times, Sunday Times
  • For Andrea, the diagnosis meant a complete overhaul of her lifestyle and the prospect of a colostomy bag.
  • _Retrograde esophagoscopy_ through a gastrostomy wound offers some advantages over peroral treatment; but unless the gastrostomy is high, the procedure is undoubtedly more difficult. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
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