Risk Factors and Risk Reduction of Malignant Seeding of the Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Track from Pharyngoesophageal Malignancy: A Review of all 44 Known Reported Cases

@article{Cappell2007RiskFA,
  title={Risk Factors and Risk Reduction of Malignant Seeding of the Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Track from Pharyngoesophageal Malignancy: A Review of all 44 Known Reported Cases},
  author={Mitchell S Cappell},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={102},
  pages={1307-1311}
}
AIM:To comprehensively review all known reported cases of stomal metastases after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) to systematically identify risk factors for this complication and to develop strategies for reducing this risk.METHODS:Reported cases were identified by computerized literature searches. Criteria for risk factors for stomal metastases included: a substantially higher relative rate of this factor in patients with stomal metastases than expected from pharyngoesophageal… CONTINUE READING
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