The incidence and significance of free air after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.


Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is well established as a safe and effective means of providing enteral feeding access in patients unable to tolerate oral feeding. There is some question, however, as to the true incidence of free air after PEG and the clinical significance of free air in these patients. We report our experience with 119 patients… (More)


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