What is Jejunostomy?

Category: Surgeries


A jejunostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening that brings the jejunum, the middle section of the small intestine, directly through the skin to the front of the abdomen.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jejunostomy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Granulation tissue 2
Constipation 1
Pain 1
Urinary retention 1


Stopped having Jejunostomy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Jejunostomy.