Systematic review on bedside electromagnetic-guided, endoscopic, and fluoroscopic placement of nasoenteral feeding tubes.

@article{Gerritsen2015SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review on bedside electromagnetic-guided, endoscopic, and fluoroscopic placement of nasoenteral feeding tubes.},
  author={Arja Gerritsen and Marcel J van der Poel and Thijs de Rooij and I Quintus Molenaar and Jacques J. Bergman and Olivier R. C. Busch and Elisabeth M. H. Mathus-Vliegen and Marc Gerard Besselink},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2015},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={836-47.e2}
}
BACKGROUND Nasoenteral tube feeding is frequently required in hospitalized patients to either prevent or treat malnutrition, but data on the optimal strategy of tube placement are lacking. OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of bedside electromagnetic (EM)-guided, endoscopic, and fluoroscopic placement of nasoenteral feeding tubes in adults. DESIGN Systematic review of the literature. PATIENTS Adult hospitalized patients requiring nasoenteral feeding. INTERVENTIONS EM-guided… CONTINUE READING
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