Long-term results of percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy in children with emphasis on technique: single or double gastropexy?

@article{Akinci2010LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy in children with emphasis on technique: single or double gastropexy?},
  author={Devrim Akinci and Turkmen T Ciftci and Diana Kaya and Mustafa Ozmen and O. Akhan},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2010},
  volume={195 5},
  pages={1231-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of radiologic gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy in children, with an emphasis on the comparison of single and double gastropexy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 2000 and May 2009, a total of 91 percutaneous tubes (77 gastrostomies and 14 gastrojejunostomies) were placed in 90 patients. Patients' ages ranged from 4 months to 16.5 years. Gastropexy was performed in all cases. The first 50 children underwent… CONTINUE READING