Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy with T-bar fixation in children and infants

@article{Terry2007PercutaneousEG,
  title={Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy with T-bar fixation in children and infants},
  author={Nebbie Elizabeth Terry and William C Boswell and David E. Carney and Alexander Beck and Lori Lowe and Claudia Rittmeyer},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={167-170}
}
BackgroundThe standard for placement of pediatric gastrostomy tubes has been percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) using the Ponsky “pull” technique. This study evaluated the safety and efficacy of PEG placement using the “push” technique with T-bar fixation in pediatric patients. This technique generally is limited to the adult population. With this technique, endoscopy is performed. The stomach is insufflated, and the anterior abdominal wall is transilluminated. T-bar fasteners are… CONTINUE READING

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