Complications of removing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in children.

@article{Kobak2000ComplicationsOR,
  title={Complications of removing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in children.},
  author={Gregory E Kobak and D T McClenathan and Scott J. Schurman},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={404-7}
}
BACKGROUND Little information has been reported regarding the frequency and type of complications arising from removal of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes in children. METHODS The records of 397 patients who had PEG tubes placed from 1993 through 1998 were reviewed for complications after removal. Data collected included length of time the… CONTINUE READING