Evaluation of a new technique for endoscopic nasojejunal feeding-tube placement.

  title={Evaluation of a new technique for endoscopic nasojejunal feeding-tube placement.},
  author={Travis F. Wiggins and Mark H. Delegge},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={63 4},
OBJECTIVES Multiple techniques for endoscopic nasojejunal tube (NJT) placement exist. However, poor experience with these techniques has limited more routine practice of NJT placement for many endoscopists. We evaluated endoscopic NJT placement with a new stiff jejunal (J)-tube method (push technique). METHODS The GI Tract database at the Medical University of South Carolina was queried for NJT-placement procedures. Records of 42 patients who had undergone NJT placement by using the push… CONTINUE READING

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