Randomised comparison of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and nasogastric tube feeding in patients with persisting neurological dysphagia.

@article{Park1992RandomisedCO,
  title={Randomised comparison of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and nasogastric tube feeding in patients with persisting neurological dysphagia.},
  author={Regent’s Park and Miles C. Allison and Janet Lang and Elizabeth Spence and Allan John Morris and B. J. Z. Danesh and Robin I Russell and Peter R. Mills},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1992},
  volume={304 6839},
  pages={1406-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and nasogastric tube feeding in patients with persisting neurological dysphagia. DESIGN Randomised 28 day study of inpatients requiring long term enteral nutrition. SETTING Three Glasgow teaching hospitals. SUBJECTS 40 patients with dysphagia for at least four weeks secondary to neurological disorders: 20 patients (10 women) were randomised to nasogastric feeding and 20 (eight women) to endoscopic gastrostomy. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING