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Cecostomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cecostomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.210.338.175
E04.579.338.175
Unique ID
D002431
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002431
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Tube Cecostomy
Previous Indexing
Cecal Diseases/surgery (1966-1987)
Cecum/surgery (1966-1987)
See Also
Surgical Stomas
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ENTEROSTOMY 1988-90
History Note
91(88); was see under ENTEROSTOMY 1988-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/03/19
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Cecostomy Preferred
Tube Cecostomy Narrower
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