TITLE

Editor's quiz: GI snapshot

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Dec2008, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p1720
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on colocutaneous fistula. It states that this medical condition is a rare complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy (PEG) tube placement. It also mentions that careful endoscopic technique with trans-illumination is required when placing a PEG tube, and it is important to avoid insufflating amounts of air into the stomach during the procedure for this can cause gastric rotation and pull transverse colon into the stomach.
ACCESSION #
35718736

 

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