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What does PEG stand for?

PEG stands for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

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A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) was created, through which the patient had received all his nutrition during the intervening 7 years.
a bioethicist, recently stated that in the last few years the Mercy Health System in Philadelphia has been confronted with more and more "elderly and homeless persons who have no family or durable power of attorney for health care and have medical conditions that require mechanical ventilation, artificial nutrition, and hydration by percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (a procedure wherein a tube is introduced into the stomach), intravenous antibiotics, various medications, and other similar treatments.