La gastrostomia percutanea endoscopica (PEG).

Translated title of the contribution: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)

P. Pontone, L. Pecchioli, F. Pimpinelli, G. Bogliolo, V. Pietropaolo

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When gastric decompression or enteral feeding are needed for patients affected by neurological problems or neoplasias with a long life expectancy (months), PEG represents the method of choice because it has a lesser number of complications, needs a mild sedation, and has a lower cost compared to surgical techniques.

Translated title of the contributionPercutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)367-369
Number of pages3
JournalGiornale di Chirurgia
Issue number8-9
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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