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Intubation, Gastrointestinal

Known as: Gastrointestinal Intubations, Gastrointestinal Intubation, gastrointestinal tube insertion 
The insertion of a tube into the stomach, intestines, or other portion of the gastrointestinal tract to allow for the passage of food products, etc.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
To examine survival with and without a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tube using rigorous methods to account… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES: To examine family member's perceptions of decision‐making and outcomes of feeding tubes. 
Review
2011
Review
2011
BACKGROUND Enteral feeding (tube feeding) is offered to many people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Tube-feeding is of questionable benefit for nursing home residents with advanced dementia. Approximately two-thirds of US… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND An intervention to reduce complications from insertion of small-bore nasogastric feeding tubes was performed… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
1. Gordon C, Langton-Hewer R, Wade DT. Dysphagia in acute stroke. Br Med J 1987; 295: 411–4. 2. Rowat A, Wardlaw J, Dennis M… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Context Gastrointestinal promotility agents may improve tolerance to enteral nutrition, reduce gastroesophageal reflux and… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BackgroundIn order to determine the type and incidence of pulmonary complications associated with the placement of narrow-bore… 
Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
As early as 1790 John Hunter of London reported the use of a stomach tube for the purpose of feeding a patient with paralysis of…