Gastrojejunostomy tubes improve nutrition

Kovak, Janet R.
January 2008
DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Jan2008, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p24
The article focuses on the use of gastrojejunostomy tubes to provide adequate nutrition to dogs and cats in the postoperative patient in the U.S. Gastrojejunostomy tubes provide dual access to the stomach as well as the jejunum. Risks of tube placement include stoma complications where the tube exits the skin, such as mild erythema or cellulitis.


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