Relationship of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy-related mortality and morbidity rates and effectiveness with advancing age


Cagin Y. F. , Atayan Y., ERDOĞAN M. A. , BİLGİÇ Y.

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, cilt.78, ss.292-298, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 78 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.292-298

Özet

Background and aims : Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is insertion of a tube to stomach through abdominal wall for provision of nutrition in patients who couldn't be fed by oral route. In the present study, it was aimed to evaluate PEG procedures performed in our facility regarding indication, complication and effectiveness and to determine whether these characteristics have a relationship with advancing age.