The button jejunostomy for long-term jejunal feeding: results of a prospective randomized trial.

Abstract

Low profile, self-retaining feeding conduits ("buttons") inserted percutaneously through a mature gastrostomy stoma are ideal for prepyloric feeding. We tested the efficacy of a surgically inserted button (Button, C.R. Bard, Inc) in the jejunum for long-term postpyloric feeding. Forty-two aspiration risk patients were prospectively randomized to receive a… (More)

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