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Gastrostomy

Known as: Gastrostomies, Gastrostomie chirurgicale, Gastrostomia chirurgica 
Creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support or gastrointestinal compression.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Racial and ethnic minorities generally receive fewer medical interventions than whites, but racial and ethnic patterns… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
CO2‐laser surgery is a relatively new treatment for selected carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract. The purpose of our… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Although the use of feeding tubes among older individuals stirs considerable controversy, population-based descriptive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) through a gastrostomy has been described only twice.1-2 In both… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Summary Chronic malnutrition and growth failure are features of severe dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB). Conventional… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Growth characteristics of 57 children with feeding gastrostomies attending the cerebral palsy clinic at a regional medical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The effect of supplemental dietary arginine on metabolism and immunity was studied in 36 burned guinea pigs (30% of total body… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Fifty-five operations for paraesophageal hiatus hernia were performed at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, Mass, between January 1970… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Children with gastrostomies may return to oral feedings provided the health problem which led to its placement has resolved… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Gastrostomies have been performed nonoperatively under local anaesthesia using a simultaneous percutaneous and endoscopic… Expand
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