If successful, patients underwent a surgical procedure to implant an intrajejunal percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG-J) tube in the abdomen.
What does PEG stand for?
PEG stands for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
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Samples in periodicals archive:
au Background Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a feeding tube placed through the abdominal wall to the stomach, via an endoscopic operation.
An audit of 719 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) procedures published in 2004 found 19% were "futile" and did nothing to prolong life.
Complications of removing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in children.
He had difficulty swallowing and was continuing to depend on a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube for feeds.
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.
|5~ The Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) is an example of a temporary enterostomy procedure that can be performed on an outpatient basis in an endoscopy unit or ambulatory surgery with intravenous sedation and local anesthesia.