Gastrostomy revision: incidence and indications.

@article{Conlon2004GastrostomyRI,
  title={Gastrostomy revision: incidence and indications.},
  author={Sarah J Conlon and Tracey A Janik and Joseph S. Janik and Richard J Hendrickson and Angi E Landholm},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={1390-5}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Although quite reliable, gastrostomy may require revision. However, there are no reports in the literature specifically delineating identifiable risk factors or circumstances that lead to gastrostomy revision in children with gastrostomy. The purpose of this report was to determine the rate of revision and correlate any factors that may lead to revision. METHODS A retrospective chart review was performed on 1,042 children who underwent gastrostomy at The Children's Hospital… CONTINUE READING

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