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2014-07-03 12:47:36

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Pediatric patients with intestinal failure often need gastrostomy tubes, or feeding tubes inserted into an opening created in the stomach, for long-term nutrition. The use of such tubes can lead to persistent gastrocutaneous fistulae, or the failure of the opening to close on its own, resulting in a need for surgical closure. The causes of gastrocutaneous fistulae in pediatric patients are largely unknown, but...

2014-04-22 23:10:30

Market Size - $ 1,813.7 mn in 2013; Market Growth - CAGR of 6.0%; Market Trends – Growing demand for cost effective portable devices. View complete report: http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/enteral-feeding-devices-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The global market for enteral feeding devices is expected to reach USD 2,720.8 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing global base of geriatric population and...

2014-04-04 12:27:41

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jdrgzp/enteral_feeding ) has announced the addition of the "Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Enteral feeding devices, also called as artificial nutrition support system are used to deliver nutrition or medication to the patients....

2013-09-16 23:20:03

Transparency Market Research published new "Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and Forecasts, 2012 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enteral-feeding-devices-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share,...

2013-08-18 23:01:15

Transparency Market Research published new "Enteral Feeding Devices Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecasts 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/enteral-feeding-devices-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and...

2013-04-15 10:55:00

Additional fluoroscopic and CT views can substantially reduce complications that occur during percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy, a procedure used for patients who require a gastric tube for nutritional support. "In a study of 146 patients, we saw a major complications rate of 5.9%," said Dr. Erich Lang, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY and lead author of the study. Major complications included organ injury with hemorrhage and colonic perforation, he said. Minor...

2011-05-04 07:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today posted a sneak peek preview of an upcoming OR-Live(TM) webcast of its innovative method for percutaneous endoscopic placement of balloon-retained enteral feeding tubes on its website www.kcdigestivehealth.com. The procedure is performed using the Kimberly-Clark MIC, MIC-KEY Introducer Kit by John Fang, M.D., clinical director of gastroenterology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and associate...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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