Percutaneous endoscopic tube

Known as: PEG tube, Percutaneous Gastrostomy Tube, gastrostomy tube 
A tube inserted through the wall of the abdomen directly into the stomach. It allows air and fluid to leave the stomach and can be used to give drugs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVES To determine the oncologic and functional outcomes in patients undergoing primary transoral robotic surgery followed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Noninvasive ventilation has become increasingly available to spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients since the early… (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
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Guidelines for the placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes are not available. We developed a decision-making… (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 To assess the effects of swallowing management in patients with acute nonhemorrhagic stroke placed on a clinical… (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
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
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
1985
Highly Cited
1985
This study compares postoperative gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy with antrectomy (Whipple operation) or with… (More)
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