"Cecostomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Surgical construction of an opening into the CECUM with a tube through the ABDOMINAL WALL (tube cecostomy) or by skin level approach, in which the cecum is sewn to the surrounding PERITONEUM. Its primary purpose is decompression of colonic obstruction.
- Tube Cecostomy
- Cecostomies, Tube
- Cecostomy, Tube
- Tube Cecostomies
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cecostomy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cecostomy".
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