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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2010
2010
BACKGROUND/AIMS Interventional radiologists have played a main role in the technical evolution of gastrostomy, from the first… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Racial and ethnic minorities generally receive fewer medical interventions than whites, but racial and ethnic patterns… (More)
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2007
2007
The purpose of this study was to simplify a fluoroscopy guided gastrostomy technique using pull-type tubes which are… (More)
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1999
1999
PURPOSE The aim of this report is to establish the frequency and type of complications of laparoscopy-aided gastrostomy in… (More)
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1997
1997
During a 30-month period, 28 children aged 6 months-15 years underwent fashioning of a laparoscopic gastrostomy. Indications for… (More)
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1996
1996
Chronic malnutrition and growth failure are features of severe dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB). Conventional dietetic… (More)
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1993
1993
Most feeding or venting gastrostomies can be placed percutaneously via gastroscopy. Laparotomy is required if gastroscopy is not… (More)
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1992
1992
Survival, functional outcome, care setting, early and late complications, and caregiver satisfaction were determined in 61… (More)
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1985
1985
Following several deaths from pulmonary aspiration in severely ill or chronically debilitated patients receiving nasogastric tube… (More)
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