The Challenging Buried Bumper Syndrome after Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy


Buried bumper syndrome (BBS) is a rare complication developed after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). We report a case of a 38-year-old male patient who sustained severe traumatic brain injury that was complicated with early BBS after PEG tube insertion. On admission, bedside PEG was performed, and 7 days later the patient developed signs of sepsis… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000446018


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