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LP7260-5Gastrostomy tubeActive

Description

LP7260-5   Gastrostomy tube
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

Basic Part Properties

Name
Gastrostomy tube
Type
System
Created On
2000-05-03
Construct for LOINC Short Name
G-tube

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https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP7260-5

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
胃造口术插管
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Gastrostomia, tubo
Synonyms: Tubo di gastrostomia
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Гастростомическая трубка