Two case reports of gastric ulcer from pressure necrosis related to a rigid and taut percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy bumper.


Two complications are reported from excessively taut application of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) external bumpers against the abdominal wall skin. First, a 55-year-old woman status post PEG developed a gastric ulcer, complicated by acute gastric bleeding, directly underneath the internal gastric PEG bumper. This complication was associated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SGA.0b013e3181b0a1af