What is Jejunostomy?

Category: Surgeries

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Jejunostomy

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

Duration

Stopped having Jejunostomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Jejunostomy.