percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy


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per·cu·ta·ne·ous en·do·scop·ic gas·tros·to·my

a gastrostomy performed without opening the abdominal cavity; usually involves gastroscopy, insufflation of the stomach, and puncture of stomach and abdominal wall, followed by placement of a special tube.

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

See PEG.

per·cu·ta·ne·ous en·do·scop·ic gas·tros·to·my

(pĕr'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs en'dō-skop'ik gas-tros'tŏ-mē)
Surgery performed without opening the abdominal cavity; usually involves gastroscopy, insufflation of the stomach, and puncture of stomach and abdominal wall, followed by tube placement.
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A prospective comparison of the use of nasogastric and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes for long-term enteral feeding in older people.
Systemic antimicrobial prophylaxis for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006; 4:CD005571.
Although 30 years have passed since the first percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), experience and studies in this area have increased in recent years (2, 3).
Outcomes of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and radiologically inserted gastrostomy in patients with head and neck cancer: a systematic review.
Long-term outcome of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding in patients with dysphagic stroke.
Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy versus percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, a comparison of indications, complications and outcomes in 370 patients.
Key Words: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, PEG, Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a feeding tube via a surgical opening into the stomach made through the skin and abdominal wall or percutaneously, using an endoscope.
* Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a non-surgical technique for placing a tube directly into the stomach through the abdominal wall, performed using an endoscope while the patient is under local anaesthesia.
A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) was created, through which the patient had received all his nutrition during the intervening 7 years.
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: the technique of choice?

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