Percutaneous fluoroscopic gastrostomy: General considerations

Marshall E. Hicks, Michael D. Darcy

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This chapter outlines the basic history, indications, contraindications, and technique for performing routine percutaneous gastrostomy. The arguments for gastrostomy versus placement of a gastrojejunostomy tube are discussed. The clinical preprocedural, post-procedural, and follow-up care is given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281-287
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Interventional Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1996


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