Angi E Landholm

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Although quite reliable, gastrostomy may require revision. However, there are no reports in the literature specifically delineating identifiable risk factors or circumstances that lead to gastrostomy revision in children with gastrostomy. The purpose of this report was to determine the rate of revision and correlate any factors that may(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Few reports have documented the incidence or the characteristics of children with gastric prolapse through a gastrostomy tract. The purpose of this report was to determine the incidence of gastric prolapse through a gastrostomy tract and to identify the salient features associated with gastric prolapse. METHODS This was a retrospective(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Few reports have documented the rate of persistence of a gastrocutaneous fistula (GCF) after gastrostomy removal or the reason for the persistence of a GCF. The purpose of this report was to analyze a large group of pediatric patients with a persistent GCF to determine the rate of persistence and any factors that correlate with the(More)
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