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A gastrostomy tube is used for providing nutrition to patients who are at risk of becoming malnourished in their current physical state and who will need long term nourishment via enteral feeding. The tube is inserted through the abdominal wall directly into the stomach.
[NCBI Books:NBK49273] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Gastrostomy tube
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Tag Language Translation
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Гастростомическая трубка
zh-CN Chinese (China) 胃造口术插管
it-IT Italian (Italy) Gastrostomia, tubo
Synonyms: Tubo di gastrostomia