Latest Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy Stories
Pediatric patients with intestinal failure often need gastrostomy tubes, or feeding tubes inserted into an opening created in the stomach, for long-term nutrition.
Pioneering medical device developer earns three FDA and CE Mark approvals for innovative bio fluid measurement technologies that assist in verifying proper nasogastric tube placement PHOENIX,
InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh, is working to submit these Pennsylvania inventors' idea, Bev's Peg Tube Accessory, to companies for review. Pittsburgh,
Transparency Market Research published new "Enteral Feeding Devices Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends Analysis, and Forecasts, 2012 – 2018" market research report
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.
A new study led by Brown University researchers reports that percutaneous endoscopic gastric (PEG) feeding tubes, long assumed to help bedridden dementia patients stave off or overcome pressure ulcers, may instead make the horrible sores more likely to develop or not improve.
Impairment of oral intake occurs in the majority of patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) receiving chemoradiotherapy.