The gastrostomy "button"--a simple, skin-level, nonrefluxing device for long-term enteral feedings.

Abstract

In an effort to eliminate the common problems associated with gastrostomy tubes in children, we developed a silicone rubber gastrostomy "button" designed to replace the standard long latex tube. Easily inserted and self-retaining, the device remains practically flush with the skin. The intragastric portion is similar to a dePezzer catheter, and a one-way… (More)

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@article{Gauderer1984TheG, title={The gastrostomy "button"--a simple, skin-level, nonrefluxing device for long-term enteral feedings.}, author={Michael W. L. Gauderer and George J. Picha and Robert J Izant}, journal={Journal of pediatric surgery}, year={1984}, volume={19 6}, pages={803-5} }