What is the role of jejunostomy in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Jejunostomy may be performed in patients with intractable gastroparesis (ie, severe nausea and vomiting, severe weight loss). This will allow patients to be fed enterally, bypassing the paralytic stomach.


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