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Indications, complications and long-term follow-up of patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: A retrospective study.

Authors
  • Ermis, Fatih
  • Ozel, Melih
  • Oncu, Kemal
  • Yazgan, Yusuf
  • Demirturk, Levent
  • Gurbuz, Ahmet Kemal
  • Akyol, Taner
  • Nazik, Hasan
Type
Published Article
Journal
Wiener klinische Wochenschrift
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
124
Issue
5-6
Pages
148–153
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00508-011-0082-0
PMID: 22382552
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

PEG placement is a safe procedure and well-tolerated with a low mortality and complication rate even in older patients who have multiple co-morbidities under adequate precautions.

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