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Jejunostomy
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Dr. Neeraj Rayate

General Surgeon

21 years experience overall
  
400 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Girish Bapat

Laparoscopic Surgeon

28 years experience overall
  
700 Consultation fee at clinic
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General Surgeon

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500 Consultation fee at clinic
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20 years experience overall
  
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General Surgeon

12 years experience overall
  
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Dr. Kedar Pratap Patil

Laparoscopic Surgeon

11 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vidhyachandra Gandhi

General Surgeon

19 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Deepak Kulkarni

General Surgeon

16 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Vinod Gore

General Surgeon

22 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. K.H Giri

Laparoscopic Surgeon

40 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
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4. What are the indications of Jejunostomy?

5. What is Jejunostomy?

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Jejunostomy?

Jejunostomy is a surgical procedure done to help the patients who are not able to eat, swallow or digest the food. It is done by making a small hole(stoma) in the abdomen and inserting a Jejunostomy tube into the jejunum(middle part) part of the small intestine. The food will be directly administered into the jejunum tube, into the intestine.

There are 3 types of Jejunostomy:

  1. PEJ Tubes (Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy)
  2. PRJ Tubes (Percutaneous Radiological Jejunostomy)
  3. Surgical Jejunostomy


What are the advantages of Jejunostomy?

Advantages of Jejunostomy are:

  1. Better digestion in individuals with digestive tract damage
  2. Proper nutrition supply for the patients


What are the indications of Jejunostomy?

Jejunostomy is indicated in few of the following conditions:

  1. Individuals not getting enough nutrients
  2. Neck or mouth cancer
  3. Pain during swallowing
  4. Hard to swallow
  5. Stroke
  6. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Nervous system disorder where muscles are weak or impaired
  7. Digestive tract damage
  8. Inability to eat (usually in young children and infants)
  9. Serious terminal illness
  10. Motor or neurological dysfunction  


Who are the best surgeons/doctors to perform Jejunostomy?

A certified and trained Gastroenterologist or a General Surgeon who is well experienced in Jejunostomy can perform this surgery.


What is the cost of Jejunostomy?

The minimum cost for Jejunostomy in Pune starts from Rs. 56,000

The average expenses for Jejunostomy in Pune is approximately Rs. 93,000

The maximum amount to be paid for Jejunostomy in Pune rises up to Rs. 1,30,000

Cost of Jejunostomy depends on factors such as:

  1. Admission fee
  2. Doctor fee
  3. Age of the patient
  4. The medical condition of the patient
  5. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  6. Type of Hospital
  7. The admission room that you opted for
  8. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc.


Is Jejunostomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Jejunostomy is considered a minor procedure as it is minimally invasive and recovery time is also less.


What are the risks and complications associated with Jejunostomy?

Following are the few risks and complications associated with Jejunostomy:

  1. Skin irritation or skin issues near the incision site
  2. Damage to the intestines
  3. Abdominal infection
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Severe electrolytes imbalance


How long does it take to complete Jejunostomy?

Jejunostomy usually takes 30-45 minutes to complete.


What is the recovery time for Jejunostomy?

The dressing is not required after 5-7 days after the installation of a Jejunostomy tube.


What is the success rate of Jejunostomy?

The success rate of Jejunostomy depends on the following factors: 

  1. Age of the patient
  2. The medical condition of the patient
  3. Experience of the surgeon
  4. Type of surgery or procedure performed

However, the success rate of Jejunostomy maybe 65-75%.


Is Jejunostomy permanent?

Jejunostomy can be either a permanent procedure or a temporary procedure depending on the patient’s condition.


What are the long-term results of Jejunostomy?

Few long-term results of Jejunostomy are:

  1. Tube is obstructed
  2. Food residue
  3. Displacement of the tube


Can Jejunostomy be detected in the future?

Jejunostomy 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 Jejunostomy fails?

If Jejunostomy fails, then the doctor may recommend revision surgery or an alternative approach.


What are the alternatives for Jejunostomy?

Alternatives of Jejunostomy are:

  1. Naso-gastric/enteric tube
  2. Oro-gastric/enteric tube
  3. Gastrostomy tube