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What is Gastrojejunostomy?
The surgical connection made between the stomach and the start of the jejunum(proximal loop) is known as Gastrojejunostomy. This is performed to bypass the gastric contents or to drain the contents from the stomach. This is a minimally invasive procedure where a long tube called gastrojejunostomy is passed through the abdomen and into the small intestine. This will help in relieving the gastric outlet obstruction.
What are the advantages of Gastrojejunostomy?
Advantages of Gastrojejunostomy are:
What are the indications of Gastrojejunostomy?
Gastrojejunostomy is indicated in few of the following conditions:
Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Gastrojejunostomy?
A certified and trained Gastroenterologist or a General Surgeon who is well experienced in Gastrojejunostomy can perform this surgery.
What is the cost of Gastrojejunostomy?
The minimum cost for Gastrojejunostomy in Delhi starts from Rs. 70,350
The average expenses for Gastrojejunostomy in Delhi is approximately Rs. 93,450
The maximum amount to be paid for Gastrojejunostomy in Delhi rises up to Rs. 147,140
Cost of Gastrojejunostomy depends on factors such as:
Is Gastrojejunostomy a major surgery or minor surgery?
Gastrojejunostomy is considered a minor procedure as it is minimally invasive and recovery time is also less.
What are the risks and complications associated with Gastrojejunostomy?
Following are the few risks and complications associated with Gastrojejunostomy:
How long does it take to complete Gastrojejunostomy?
Gastrojejunostomy usually takes 2-3 hours to complete.
What is the recovery time for Gastrojejunostomy?
The dressing is not required after 5-7 days after the installation of a Gastrojejunostomy tube.
What is the success rate of Gastrojejunostomy?
Following factors affect the success rate of Gastrojejunostomy:
However, the success rate of Gastrojejunostomy maybe 65-75%.
Is Gastrojejunostomy permanent?
Gastrojejunostomy can be either a permanent procedure or a temporary procedure depending on the patient’s condition.
What are the long-term results of Gastrojejunostomy?
Few long-term results of Gastrojejunostomy are:
Can Gastrojejunostomy be detected in the future?
Gastroejunostomy can be detected in the future as a jejunostomy tube will be present on the abdomen to administer the food.
What are the options if Gastrojejunostomy fails?
If Gastroejunostomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or an alternative approach.
What are the alternatives for Gastrojejunostomy?
The following are the alternatives for Gastrojejunostomy: