Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

What is Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy?

A gastrostomy performed without opening the abdominal cavity; usually involves gastroscopy, insufflation of the stomach, and puncture of stomach and abdominal wall, followed by placement of a special tube.

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