Laparoscopic Gastrostomy Is Superior to Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Children Less Than 5 years of Age.

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PURPOSE Minimally invasive procedures for enteral access in children have evolved over the years, resulting in various techniques of gastrostomy tube placement. The two most common techniques are laparoscopic gastrostomy (LG) and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). Our study compares the outcomes of both procedures exclusively in children under the… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/lap.2016.0099

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@article{Petrosyan2016LaparoscopicGI, title={Laparoscopic Gastrostomy Is Superior to Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Children Less Than 5 years of Age.}, author={Mikael Petrosyan and Adham M Khalafallah and Ashanti L. Franklin and Tina Doan and Timothy D. Kane}, journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A}, year={2016}, volume={26 7}, pages={570-3} }