Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

DeLegge, Mark H.
December 2007
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2007, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p2620
Academic Journal
The article offers information on percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), an endocopic procedure for placing a gastrostomy tube percutaneously into the stomach. It discusses various technique used in the placement of the tube, as well as the procedure that should be observed after PEG procedure. The author believes that adherence to a well thought out, reproducible approach to PEG and post-PEG procedures will ensure good outcomes.


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