Percutaneous gastrostomy tubes in children with Pierre Robin sequence: efficacy, maintenance and complications

Abstract

Children with Pierre Robin sequence (PRS) have significant oropharyngeal abnormalities, with respiratory and feeding difficulties. Gastrostomy tubes (G-tube) provide a means for nutrition. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous G-tube insertion in children with PRS. Of 120 children with PRS (1996–2009), 40 were referred for G-tube insertion… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00247-011-2301-2

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