Endoscopically placed nasoenteral feeding tubes : indications and techniques

@inproceedings{Sp1991EndoscopicallyPN,
  title={Endoscopically placed nasoenteral feeding tubes : indications and techniques},
  author={Stark Sp and Sharpe Jn and Larson Gm},
  year={1991}
}
Abstract We reviewed indications, techniques, and results for endoscopic placement of nasoenteral feeding tubes by analyzing records of 29 hospitalized patients who had undergone 41 tube placements. Indications included gastric stasis after gastric surgery (11 patients), gastroparesis and reflux or both in critically ill trauma patients (10), stricture secondary to vertical banded gastroplasty (3), and partial gastric outlet obstruction (5). Two endoscopic techniques were used. The guidewire… CONTINUE READING

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