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Descriptor in English: Gastrostomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Gastrostomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Gastrostomia
Descriptor in French: Gastrostomie
Entry term(s): Gastrostomies
Tree number(s): E04.210.496
E04.579.408
Scope note: Creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support or gastrointestinal compression.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 67(65)
DeCS UI: 23254
Descriptor UI: D005774
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Gastrostomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0009043
Scope note Creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support or gastrointestinal compression.
Preferred term Gastrostomy
Entry term(s) Gastrostomies



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