Nasogastric tube

Known as: TUBE, NASOGASTRIC, nasogastric tubing, gastric feeding tube 
A tube that is inserted through the nose, down the throat and esophagus, and into the stomach. It can be used to give drugs, liquids, and liquid food… (More)
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Review
2015
Review
2015
BACKGROUND A number of conditions compromise the passage of food along the digestive tract. Nasogastric tube (NGT) feeding is a… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
BACKGROUND Routine use of nasogastric tubes after abdominal operations is intended to hasten the return of bowel function… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Aspiration pneumonia is the most important acute complication of stroke related dysphagia. Tube feeding is usually… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) has been shown to inhibit gastric emptying of liquid meals in type 2 diabetic patients. It was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To compare percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and nasogastric tube feeding after acute dysphagic stroke. DESIGN… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE A meta-analysis of all published clinical trials comparing selective versus routine nasogastric decompression was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVE To compare percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and nasogastric tube feeding in patients with persisting neurological… (More)
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1992
1992
When a patient needs enteral feeding, there are two methods to administer the nutrition. The method most used is the nasogastric… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
During an 11-month period, 70 tube-fed patients aged 65 to 95 years were studied prospectively to determine the indications… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
A total of 744 elderly women with fractured neck of femur were classified into three groups according to anthropometric… (More)
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