The MeSH terms "stroke" or "cerebrovascular" were combined with "nasogastric
tube" or "enteral feeding." We also reviewed the references of the identified articles to find additional relevant data.
After returning from the radiology department, it was discovered that the existing nasogastric
tube was obstructed, and the attending physician ordered a replacement.
At WDGMC the preferred mode of administration for FMT is via the nasogastric
route in the outpatient unit.
Presence of nasogastric
tube impairs the cough reflex and provides a more direct pathway for oropharyngeal bacteria to lungs, thus increasing respiratory tract infection.
Brister, "Thoracic complications of nasogastric
tube: review of safe practice," Interactive Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, vol.
"What I missed is that they didn't tell me the therapeutic options; let's say they didn't even mention the words' nasogastric
The most common associated risk factor, however, has been the prolonged presence ofa nasogastric
tube, which has been the case in thirteen of the nineteen patients reported in the literature.
Conclusion: The caloric and protein intake in study subjects was below the recommended level both in nasogastric
and oral feeding.
reported three cases of esophageal bezoars due to feeding by nasogastric
tube and coadministration of sucralfate .
tube was inserted without difficulty, and approximately 2 liters of brown-colored content was drained within two hours.
Patients in both groups received oral food at an average of 4 days; only 1 of 17 patients in the nasogastric
feeding group could not tolerate feeding, compared with 9 of 18 patients in the NPO group.
Muscat: Two years back in May, Niketh Nandan, a three-year-old Indian boy in Muscat, was suffering from an inborn error of metabolism, developmental delay and was on a nasogastric