Definitions for "Cecostomy"
a catheter that is inserted into the cecum, which is the first part of the large bowel and is usually located within the right lower quadrant of the abdomen
A tube (or catheter) usually placed by radiologists into the cecum in order to decompress this area.
tube that goes through the skin into the beginning of the large intestine to remove gas or feces; it is a short-term way to protect part of the colon while it heals after surgery.