Definition of jejunoileal in English:


Line breaks: je¦juno|ileal
Pronunciation: /dʒɪˌdʒuːnəʊˈɪlɪəl


  • Of or involving the jejunum and the ileum, usually with reference to a bypass operation in which they are connected.
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    • Other conditions associated with NASH include Weber-Christian disease, extensive small bowel resection, and jejunoileal bypass.
    • The jejunoileal bypass no longer is a recommended bariatric surgical procedure.
    • Some doctors consider surgery for obesity to be a waste of resources, and others remember the poor results from earlier procedures such as the jejunoileal bypass.

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