Acute obstructive pancreatitis caused by a migrated balloon gastrostomy tube
- Short-Term Complications of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy according to the Type of Technique. Mi Hyeon Gang; Jae Young Kim // Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition;Dec2014, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p214
Purpose: The method of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement can be divided into the pull and introducer techniques. We compared short-term complications and prognosis between patients who underwent the pull technique and two other types of introducer techniques, the trocar...
- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: A community hospital experience. Kohli, Harjeet; Bloch, Robert // American Surgeon;Mar1995, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p191
Reviews the experience of physicians at Pennsylvania-based Easton Hospital in performing percutaneous endoscopic gastronomy (PEG), with particular attention to morbidity and mortality. Patient preparation prior to PEG insertion; Definition of procedure-related morbidity and mortality; Use of...
- Deaths after delayed recognition of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube migration. Botterill, Ian; Millerr, Glenn // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/22/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7157, p524
Examines two case studies which involved patients who developed leakage around the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube. Details on the case studies; Complications involved in the case. Background information on percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.
- Experience with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy... Wilson, William R.; Hariri, Suhail M. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Nov95, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p760
No abstract available.
- Who should have a PEG? Raha, S.K.; Woodhouse, K.W. // Age & Ageing;Sep93, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p313
Investigates the safety and effectiveness of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding. Patients who are recommended to have PEG feeding; Written protocol for patient selection and care.
- PEG. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1729
An encyclopedia entry for the acronym "PEG," which stands for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, is presented.
- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: a prospective audit of the impact of guidelines in two district general hospitals in the United Kingdom. Sanders, D.S.; Carter, M.J.; D’Silva, J.; James, G.; Bolton, R.P.; Willemse, P.J.; Bardhan, K.D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2002, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p2239
OBJECTIVE:Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the accepted method for long-term enteral nutrition. Recent studies have suggested a higher mortality than was initially reported. The demands for gastrostomy insertion have risen, encompassing indications where the long-term outcomes are...
- Spontaneous balloon rupture. Heximer, Betsy; Begany, Timothy // RN;Jul96, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p22
Discusses how nurses can prevent and detect rupture of the balloon on a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube. Migration into the stoma tract; Insertion of the balloon tube; Overinflation of the G-tube balloon; Increased intra-abdominal pressure; Deterioration of the G-tube balloon. ...
- Balloon deflation problems. Hall, Joyce C.; Krupp, Karen Brennan; Heximer, Betsy; Begany, Timothy // RN;Jul96, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p25
Discusses the management of gastrostomy (G) tubes which refuse to deflate. Causes of balloon deflation problems; Injection of 1-2 cc of water or saline into the balloon valve; Removal of the piston from the syringe barrel; Removal of the valve: Continuing education test. INSET: How you can...