Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

Known as: Endoscopic gastrostomy, peg procedure, Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) 
The placement of a feeding tube through the abdominal wall into the stomach using an endoscope.
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Medical Department, Rotes Kreuz Krankenhaus Kassel, 34121 Kassel, Germany Medical Department, AKH Wels, 4600 Wels, Austria GI… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE:Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding has been validated in specific clinical situations such as acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has become the preferred method to provide enteral tube feeding to older… (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
Bulbar involvement in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is often related to a worse prognosis on account of the higher risk of… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Accessing the stomach via a gastrostomy is the preferred method for providing enteral nutritional support when supplementation is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Although percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) for feeding purposes has been in use for the past 10-12 years, many… (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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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The aim of this study was to determine the indications, success rate, procedure-related mortality, and major and minor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Feeding gastrostomy is a useful means of providing nutrition in patients unable to swallow. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy… (More)
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