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Complications of PEG--prevention and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20426277     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Per cutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is one of the most common procedures performed by the gastroenterologist for various indications. The procedure is associated with complications which may be minor or major; though the better part is minor yet a high incidence of morbidity is linked to them. This review article illustrates the complications associated with PEG and various methods to prevent and manage the complications.
Rahul P Naik; Vismit P Joshipura; Nitin R Patel; Sanjeev P Haribhakti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical gastroenterology : official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0250-636X     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Gastroenterol     Publication Date:    2009 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-29     Completed Date:  2010-06-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8107122     Medline TA:  Trop Gastroenterol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of GI & Laparoscopic Surgery, Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad 380052, India.
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MeSH Terms
Gastrostomy / methods*
Patient Selection
Postoperative Complications / prevention & control*
Risk Factors

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