Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in small infants unable to swallow safely.


Ulukaya Durakbasa Ç. , Sevuk O., Orhon Z., Oskayli M., Aksu B.

Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society, vol.62, pp.1369-1373, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.14351
  • Title of Journal : Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
  • Page Numbers: pp.1369-1373
  • Keywords: complication, follow up, gastrostomy, infant, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, CHILDREN, PLACEMENT

Abstract

Background Data about percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertions in small infants are limited, and most studies include older children. We aimed to evaluate the safety of PEG placement in infants weighing <= 5 kg together with their follow-up results.