The Stamm gastrostomy: a sound procedure.


A review of 100 personal cases of open gastrostomy using a modified Stamm technique showed that the majority (82.7%) could be performed using local anesthesia with intravenous sedation. Only one patient suffered a wound infection, and there were no other technical complications. The use of a separate stab wound for the introduction of the tube and the… (More)


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@article{Au1993TheSG, title={The Stamm gastrostomy: a sound procedure.}, author={Francis C. Au}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={1993}, volume={59 10}, pages={674-5} }