Percutaneous gastrostomy and percutaneous gastrojejunostomy in children: antegrade approach.

@article{Towbin1988PercutaneousGA,
  title={Percutaneous gastrostomy and percutaneous gastrojejunostomy in children: antegrade approach.},
  author={Richard B. Towbin and William S. Ball and G S Bissett},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={168 2},
  pages={473-6}
}
Twenty-five percutaneous gastrostomies and nine percutaneous gastrojejunostomies were performed in 24 children aged 4 months to 22 years. Indications for percutaneous gastrostomy included severe injury to the central nervous system (nine patients), malignancy (seven patients), failure to thrive (four patients), degenerative central nervous system disease (one patient), and miscellaneous conditions (three patients). All procedures were performed under local anesthesia and sedation. An antegrade… CONTINUE READING

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