Combined laparoscopic-endoscopic placement of primary gastrojejunal feeding tubes in children: a preliminary report.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Placement of a primary gastrojejunal tube (GJT) can be technically challenging and often requires an open procedure to negotiate the tube past the duodenal sweep into the jejunum. The alternative approach is to first place a gastrostomy tube (GT), which is then changed to a GJT under endoscopic or fluoroscopic guidance after waiting 6-8 weeks to… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/lap.2012.0243

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