Gastric prolapse through a gastrostomy tract.

  title={Gastric prolapse through a gastrostomy tract.},
  author={Tracey A Janik and Richard J Hendrickson and Joseph S. Janik and Angi E Landholm},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={39 7},
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Few reports have documented the incidence or the characteristics of children with gastric prolapse through a gastrostomy tract. The purpose of this report was to determine the incidence of gastric prolapse through a gastrostomy tract and to identify the salient features associated with gastric prolapse. METHODS This was a retrospective review of 1,042 children from The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO who had a gastrostomy constructed for enteral access between 1992 and 2002… CONTINUE READING
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