Outcomes of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus radiologically inserted gastrostomy tube insertion at a tertiary hospital

Richard La Nauze, Kathryn Collins, Stuart Lyon, Michael John Bailey, William Kemp, Ibolya Nyulasi, Stuart Keith Roberts

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Abstract

Both PEG and RIG insertion techniques compare favourably in terms of the majority of major and minor complications and long-term outcomes. However tube dislodgment rates are significantly higher following RIG insertion supporting an endoscopic approach where possible to minimise the risk of tube malposition resulting in peritoneal contamination.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e144 - e148
Number of pages5
Journale-SPEN
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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