Accurate localization of the position of the tip of a naso/orogastric tube in children; where is the location of the gastro-esophageal junction?

@article{Cohen2011AccurateLO,
  title={Accurate localization of the position of the tip of a naso/orogastric tube in children; where is the location of the gastro-esophageal junction?},
  author={Mervyn D. Cohen and Marsha L. Cirgin Ellett and Susan M. Perkins and Kathleen A. Lane},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={1266-1271}
}
BackgroundAbdominal radiographs are used to determine the location of the tip of a newly placed nasogastric tube. The precise location of the gastroesophageal junction has not been well described in the radiology literature.ObjectiveTo improve interpretation of radiographs taken to evaluate the location of the tip of a nasogastric tube. Using UGI barium studies, we determined the anatomical location and variability of the position of the gastroesophageal (GE) junction and the pylorusMaterials… CONTINUE READING
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