gastrostomy

Summary

Summary: Creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support or gastrointestinal compression.

Top Publications

  1. doi Pancreatogastrostomy with gastric partition after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy versus conventional pancreatojejunostomy: a prospective randomized study
    Laureano Fernandez-Cruz
    ICMDM Department of Surgery, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Surg 248:930-8. 2008
  2. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap vs revascularized free tissue transfer: complications, gastrostomy tube dependence, and hospitalization
    Douglas B Chepeha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0312, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:181-6. 2004
  3. pmc Reconstruction by pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy following pancreatectomy: results of a comparative study
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, Hospital G B Rossi, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:767-71, discussion 771-3. 2005
  4. doi EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy with a fully covered metal stent as the biliary diversion technique for an occluded biliary metal stent after a failed ERCP (with videos)
    Do Hyun Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:413-9. 2010
  5. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - a long-term follow-up study in head and neck cancer patients
    Y T Ehrsson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:740-6. 2004
  6. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy outcomes: can patient profiles predict mortality and weaning?
    V H Chong
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha RIPAS Hospital, Negara Brunei Darussalam
    Singapore Med J 47:383-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Effect of oral nutritional supplementation on weight loss and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube rates in patients treated with radiotherapy for oropharyngeal carcinoma
    Haidy Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908 800383, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:285-9. 2008
  8. doi EUS versus surgical cyst-gastrostomy for management of pancreatic pseudocysts
    Shyam Varadarajulu
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:649-55. 2008
  9. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding in nursing homes: relatives' perceptions
    Ailsa M Brotherton
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Clin Nurs Res 16:350-69. 2007
  10. ncbi Decompressive percutaneous gastrostomy tube use in gynecologic malignancies
    Larissa Meyer
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, Herbert Irving Pavilion, 8 837, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 7:111-20. 2006

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  1. doi Pancreatogastrostomy with gastric partition after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy versus conventional pancreatojejunostomy: a prospective randomized study
    Laureano Fernandez-Cruz
    ICMDM Department of Surgery, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Surg 248:930-8. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap vs revascularized free tissue transfer: complications, gastrostomy tube dependence, and hospitalization
    Douglas B Chepeha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0312, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:181-6. 2004
    To evaluate the factors related to surgical complications, rate of gastrostomy tube (G-tube) dependence, and hospitalization in patients undergoing reconstruction with a pectoralis myocutaneous flap vs a soft-tissue revascularized flap.
  3. pmc Reconstruction by pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy following pancreatectomy: results of a comparative study
    Claudio Bassi
    Surgical and Gastroenterological Department, Endocrine and Pancreatic Unit, Hospital G B Rossi, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Ann Surg 242:767-71, discussion 771-3. 2005
    ..To compare the results of pancreaticogastrostomy versus pancreaticojejunostomy following pancreaticoduodenectomy in a prospective and randomized setting...
  4. doi EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy with a fully covered metal stent as the biliary diversion technique for an occluded biliary metal stent after a failed ERCP (with videos)
    Do Hyun Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:413-9. 2010
    ..Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) may be the last resort for an occluded biliary metal stent when the ERCP was unsuccessful...
  5. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) - a long-term follow-up study in head and neck cancer patients
    Y T Ehrsson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:740-6. 2004
    ..A retrospective study of 156 consecutive patients who received a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) at a teaching hospital is presented. The results showed that 42% had complications...
  6. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy outcomes: can patient profiles predict mortality and weaning?
    V H Chong
    Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha RIPAS Hospital, Negara Brunei Darussalam
    Singapore Med J 47:383-7. 2006
    The benefits of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) remain controversial. Patient selection is important to identify those who will benefit from PEG...
  7. ncbi Effect of oral nutritional supplementation on weight loss and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube rates in patients treated with radiotherapy for oropharyngeal carcinoma
    Haidy Lee
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908 800383, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:285-9. 2008
    ..if providing complimentary oral nutritional supplementation for patients undergoing definitive radiation therapy for oropharyngeal carcinoma reduced weight loss and the need for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement.
  8. doi EUS versus surgical cyst-gastrostomy for management of pancreatic pseudocysts
    Shyam Varadarajulu
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:649-55. 2008
    Although EUS-guided cyst-gastrostomy is increasingly being performed, there are no studies that compare the clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness with surgical cyst-gastrostomy.
  9. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding in nursing homes: relatives' perceptions
    Ailsa M Brotherton
    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    Clin Nurs Res 16:350-69. 2007
    ..study is to explore the experiences of relatives of nursing home residents receiving percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding...
  10. ncbi Decompressive percutaneous gastrostomy tube use in gynecologic malignancies
    Larissa Meyer
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 161 Fort Washington Avenue, Herbert Irving Pavilion, 8 837, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 7:111-20. 2006
    Percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement is a technically feasible and safe procedure for palliation in patients with small bowel obstruction (SBO) caused by advanced gynecologic malignancies...
  11. doi Prospective study of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes versus nasogastric tubes for enteral feeding in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing (chemo)radiation
    June Corry
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, East Melbourne, Australia
    Head Neck 31:867-76. 2009
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes have largely replaced nasogastric tubes (NGTs) for nutritional support of patients with head and neck cancer undergoing curative (chemo) radiotherapy without any good scientific basis.
  12. ncbi Long-term outcomes of patients receiving percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes
    L Rabeneck
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development (HSR and D) Field Program, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:287-93. 1996
    OBJECTIVE: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement is the preferred method for long-term enteral feeding of patients who are unable to take food by mouth...
  13. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy; evidence of different prognosis in various patient subgroups
    Ephraim Rimon
    Department of Geriatrics, Gastroenterological Division, Kaplan Harzfeld Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Age Ageing 34:353-7. 2005
    As there are no prospective randomised trials about percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion, the medical staff and caregivers encounter great difficulty in deciding when and if to perform this procedure.
  14. doi Albumin and C-reactive protein levels predict short-term mortality after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in a prospective cohort study
    John Blomberg
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:29-36. 2011
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a procedure with many complications that sometimes can be devastating. To give better advice to patients referred for PEG regarding risk of complications, important risk factors should be known.
  15. ncbi Esophageal delta-shaped anastomosis: a new method of stapled anastomosis for the cervical esophagus and digestive tract
    Shunichi Okushiba
    Department of Surgery, Tonan Hospital, N 1, W 6, Chuo Ku, Sapporo, 060 0001, Japan
    Surg Today 35:341-4. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi Predicting outcomes and complications of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    F A F Figueiredo
    Gastroenterology Department, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Endoscopy 39:333-8. 2007
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the preferred route for long-term enteral feeding...
  17. doi Elective gastrostomy, nutritional status and quality of life in advanced head and neck cancer patients receiving chemoradiotherapy
    Randall P Morton
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Manukau, New Zealand
    ANZ J Surg 79:713-8. 2009
    ..usually impacts adversely on nutritional and functional status, feeding by percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is often part of the management regimen for these patients, but the presence of a PEG tube can also be ..
  18. doi Impact of prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy on malnutrition and quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer: a randomized study
    Ewa Silander
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg Sweden
    Head Neck 34:1-9. 2012
    The purpose of this randomized study was to examine if a prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) for enteral nutrition could prevent malnutrition, reduce hospital stay, and improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL).
  19. doi Death after PEG: results of the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death
    Simon D Johnston
    Department of Gastroenterology, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:223-7. 2008
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an accepted method of placing a feeding tube to enable enteral feeding in patients with swallowing difficulties...
  20. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and outcome in dementia
    T S Dharmarajan
    Department of Medicine, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10466, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:2556-63. 2001
    The use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy for the administration of food and medications in patients with dementia has been on an increase...
  21. doi Factors predictive of survival after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in the elderly: is dementia really a risk factor?
    Fumiyo Higaki
    Department of Surgery, Tottori Municipal Hospital, Matoba, Tottori, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1011-6; quiz 1017. 2008
    Outcomes, especially survival, after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in patients with dementia remain unclear...
  22. ncbi A prospective evaluation of outcome in patients referred for PEG placement
    Kenji Kobayashi
    Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5066, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:500-6. 2002
    ..The primary aim of this study was to prospectively identify factors predictive of survival in patients referred for PEG placement...
  23. ncbi Gastrostomy placement and mortality among hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries
    M D Grant
    West Suburban Hospital Family Practice Residency, Oak Park, IL, USA
    JAMA 279:1973-6. 1998
    ..Although the use of feeding tubes among older individuals stirs considerable controversy, population-based descriptive data regarding patient outcomes are scarce...
  24. doi Reduced postoperative pancreatic fistula rate after pancreatogastrostomy versus pancreaticojejunostomy
    U Wellner
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:745-51. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the two types of anastomosis at our institution with regard to postoperative pancreatic fistula and other complications...
  25. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: 30-day mortality trends and risk factors
    S E J Janes
    Department of Surgery, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, WV1 0QP, England
    J Postgrad Med 51:23-8; discussion 28-9. 2005
    30-day Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) mortality of 8% (1992). Recent concerns suggest that mortality may have increased, prompting a comparison of current practice with that reported earlier.
  26. ncbi Patients experience with long-term percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 7AL, United Kingdom
    Oral Oncol 43:499-507. 2007
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding (PEG) has an important role in providing nutritional support in selected patients undergoing treatment for oral and oropharyngeal cancer...
  27. ncbi The adequacy of informed consent for placement of gastrostomy tubes
    A S Brett
    Department of Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2 Medical Park, Suite 502, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:745-8. 2001
    b>Gastrostomy tubes are placed commonly in patients with limited life expectancy. However, it is unclear whether the process of informed consent is adequate in these patients...
  28. ncbi Safety and effectiveness of prophylactic gastrostomy tubes for head and neck cancer patients undergoing chemoradiation
    Nam P Nguyen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, 101 N Campbell Avenue, P O Box 45081 Tucson, AZ 85724 508, USA
    Surg Oncol 15:199-203. 2006
    We would like to assess the safety and effectiveness of prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feedings during concurrent chemoradiation for head and neck cancer.
  29. doi Long-term percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding in young adults with multiple disabilities
    L Lee
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Concord Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales 2139, Australia
    Intern Med J 40:411-8. 2010
    To study the outcomes from initiation of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding in young people with profound multiple disabilities.
  30. doi Body size in children with chronic kidney disease after gastrostomy tube feeding
    Julianna L Sienna
    Division of Nephrology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Nephrol 25:2115-21. 2010
    Outcome body size of gastrostomy tube (g-tube)-fed children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) was investigated...
  31. ncbi Quantitative and qualitative analysis of gastroesophageal reflux after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    M Samuel
    London, England
    J Pediatr Surg 37:256-61. 2002
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is of great benefit to a defined population of children, but gastrostomy has been implicated in causation or exacerbation of gastroesophageal reflux (GER)...
  32. ncbi Fluoroscopically guided percutaneous gastrostomy with modified gastropexy and a large-bore balloon-retained catheter in patients with head and neck tumors
    S C Chan
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Lin Kou Medical Center and Keelung Hospital, Taiwan
    Acta Radiol 45:130-5. 2004
    To report on fluoroscopically guided percutaneous gastrostomy (FPG) using a modified gastropexy technique with the insertion of a large-bore balloon-retained gastrostomy catheter in patients with head and neck tumors.
  33. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children: a safe technique with major symptom relief and high parental satisfaction
    Tone Lise Avitsland
    University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet Medical Center, Oslo, Norway
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:624-8. 2006
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is widely used for establishing enteral feeding. The aim of this study was to assess immediate and long-term results after PEG insertion.
  34. ncbi Interventional radiology techniques for provision of enteral feeding
    M F Given
    Department of Academic Radiology, Beaumont Hospital, City, Ireland
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:692-703. 2005
    b>Gastrostomy placement in patients who are unable to maintain their nutrition orally has been attempted using a variety of techniques over the past century...
  35. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: complications and suggestions to avoid them
    C A Schurink
    Department of Gastroenterology, Free University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:819-23. 2001
    OBJECTIVES: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes have become an excellent alternative for the long-term management of patients with proximal obstructions of the gastrointestinal tract...
  36. ncbi Enteral nutrition during the treatment of head and neck carcinoma: is a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube preferable to a nasogastric tube?
    T M Mekhail
    Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Cancer 91:1785-90. 2001
    ..Patient preference has resulted in the increasing use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes rather than nasogastric (NG) tubes...
  37. ncbi Complications related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes. A comprehensive clinical review
    Sherwin P Schrag
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 16:407-18. 2007
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has become the modality of choice for providing enteral access to patients who require long-term enteral nutrition...
  38. ncbi A comparison of pancreaticogastrostomy and pancreaticojejunostomy following pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Gerard V Aranha
    Department of Surgery and Oncology Institute, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:672-82. 2003
    ....
  39. doi Single site laparoscopic gastrostomy with a 4-mm bronchoscopic optical grasper
    Todd A Ponsky
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Uniformed Services University, The National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:412-4. 2008
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a common technique for gastrostomy placement. However, certain children may not be candidates for PEG, such as those with craniofacial or foregut anomalies and prior surgery...
  40. ncbi Prevention of gastroesophageal reflux using an application of half-solid nutrients in patients with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding
    Jiro Kanie
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:466-7. 2004
  41. ncbi Association between feeding via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and low level of caregiver burden
    Hiromi Enoki
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1484-6. 2007
  42. doi Impact of early percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement on nutritional status and hospitalization in patients with head and neck cancer receiving definitive chemoradiation therapy
    Charles E Rutter
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Head Neck 33:1441-7. 2011
    This study analyzed the impact of timing of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on clinical endpoints in patients undergoing concurrent chemoradiation therapy (CRT).
  43. doi Review article: percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in infants and children
    T Frohlich
    Gastroenterology Unit, Children s Hospital, Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:788-801. 2010
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement is widely accepted in children needing long-term gastrostomy feeding and clinical experience has been accumulated using PEG in children for nearly three decades.
  44. ncbi Delayed presentation of a gastric colocutaneous fistula after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Gordon P Smyth
    Department of Surgery, St Vincent s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Nutrition 19:905-6. 2003
  45. doi Open gastrostomy for noninvasive ventilation users with neuromuscular disease
    John R Bach
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey 07871, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:1-6. 2010
    To report open gastrostomy for ventilator-assisted or -supported patients with altered nutritional status as a result of severe dysphagia and without tracheostomy, translaryngeal intubation, or general anesthesia...
  46. ncbi Low serum albumin level is risk factor for patients with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Naoyuki Tominaga
    Department of Internal Medicine, Saga Medical School, Saga
    Intern Med 49:2283-8. 2010
    In Japan, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has been used mainly in patients with stroke and dementia, who undertake oral ingestion voluntarily...
  47. ncbi Gastrostomy feeding in children on chronic peritoneal dialysis
    Alan R Watson
    Children and Young People s Kidney Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    Perit Dial Int 26:41-2. 2006
  48. ncbi Outcome of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG): comparison of two policies in a 4-year experience
    Galia Abuksis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petach Tikva and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Nutr 23:341-6. 2004
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the technique of choice for long-term enteral nutrition. Though safe and technically simple, PEG has been associated with significant morbidity and mortality.
  49. doi Evaluating the role of prophylactic gastrostomy tube placement prior to definitive chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancer
    Allen M Chen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California Davis Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:1026-32. 2010
    To determine the effect of prophylactic gastrostomy tube (GT) placement on acute and long-term outcome for patients treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer.
  50. ncbi Early gastrostomy reduces the rate of ventilator-associated pneumonia in stroke or head injury patients
    E Kostadima
    University of Thessaly School of Medicine and Larissa University Hospital, Dept of Critical Care Medicine, P O Box 1425, Larissa 41110, Greece
    Eur Respir J 26:106-11. 2005
    ..Alternatively, gastrostomy can be used for administration of enteral feedings...
  51. ncbi Implantation metastasis of a hypopharyngeal carcinoma at the site of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    R Kurdow
    Clinic for General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Endoscopy 35:462. 2003
  52. pmc Metastatic spread to a percutaneous gastrostomy site from head and neck cancer: case report and literature review
    Thomas V Mincheff
    Department of Surgery, Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, Hartsville, South Carolina, USA
    JSLS 9:466-71. 2005
    The placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes is a common procedure in patients with head and neck cancer who require adequate nutrition because of the inability to swallow before or after surgery and adjuvant therapies...
  53. doi Malignant seeding of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tract in patient with head and neck cancer
    Anwer M Siddiqi
    Department of Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:291-2. 2008
    Malignant seeding of the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) stoma is a rare and unusual complication of PEG performed in patients with head and neck cancer. Direct seeding of PEG stoma is believed to be the culprit...
  54. doi Mushroom-cage gastrostomy tube placement in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a 5-year experience in 104 patients in a single institution
    Dylan Lewis
    Department of Radiology, King s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS, UK
    Eur Radiol 19:1763-71. 2009
    To review our experience of placement of a mushroom-cage gastrostomy tube (Entristar, Tyco Healthcare, Mansfield, MA), using radiological guidance, in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)...
  55. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: an effective strategy for gastrostomy feeding in patients with dementia
    David S Sanders
    Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
    Clin Med 4:235-41. 2004
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an accepted technique for longterm enteral feeding. Its use has increased because of its simplicity and low complication rate...
  56. doi Dementia and cognitive impairment are not associated with earlier mortality after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    David Isaac Gaines
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33:62-6. 2009
    Studies have shown varying results with regard to risk factors for mortality after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)...
  57. ncbi Decreasing use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube feeding for veterans with dementia-racial differences remain
    Ursula K Braun
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:242-8. 2005
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement is a widely used method for long-term enteral feeding of demented patients unable to take sufficient food by mouth...
  58. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in cognitively impaired older adults: a geropsychiatric perspective
    Mark B Detweiler
    Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Virginia, Virginia, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 19:24-30. 2004
    The increasing use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in cognitively compromised elderly presents complex treatment-related and ethical questions...
  59. doi Survey of gastrostomy insertion technique used in oncology patients in UK oral and maxillofacial units
    Andrew J Barber
    Bristol Dental Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LY, UK
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 38:60-3. 2010
    This UK national survey set out to find the most commonly used gastrostomy insertion technique and to estimate the number of cases of gastrostomy site tumour seeding experienced over the last 3 years...
  60. ncbi Prophylactic gastrostomy placement and early tube feeding may limit loss of weight during chemoradiotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer, a preliminary study
    R G J Wiggenraad
    Department of Radiotherapy, Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol 32:384-90. 2007
    ..For these periods gastrostomy tubes have advantages over nasogastric tubes...
  61. doi When is the optimal time for placing a gastrostomy in patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer?
    Bella Talwar
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics in Head and Neck Cancer Services, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:41-53. 2012
    Determining the optimal timing for placing a gastrostomy in patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer involves complex decision making and multifactorial analysis...
  62. doi Managing patients with gastrostomy tubes in the community: can a dedicated enteral feed dietetic service reduce hospital readmissions?
    M Kurien
    Gastroenterology and Liver Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:757-60. 2012
    Post-gastrostomy complications range from 8 to 30%. These complications often occur following discharge into the community and may result in hospital readmission. Our unit previously reported a readmission rate of 23% in 6 months...
  63. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: adequacy and quality of information given to decision makers
    S D Ladas
    Gastroenterology Unit, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Athens University, Evangelismos Hospital, Greece
    Dig Dis 20:289-92. 2002
    Nowadays percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is widely available, but patient-selection criteria and quality of informed consent are debated...
  64. doi Prophylactic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in patients with advanced head and neck tumors treated by combined chemoradiotherapy
    Eric Assenat
    Department of Gastro Nutrition, Val d Aurelle Cancer Institute, Montpellier, France
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:548-56. 2011
    Few studies have evaluated outcomes of combined chemoradiotherapy for Stage III-IV head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in terms of the use of nutritional support by means of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG).
  65. ncbi Metastasis of head and neck carcinoma to the site of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: case report and literature review
    J J Sinclair
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 25:282-5. 2001
    BACKGROUND: Patients with head and neck cancer often need a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy to provide adequate nutrition because of inability to swallow after tumor radiation therapy...
  66. ncbi Prophylactic placement of gastrostomy feeding tubes before radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer: is it worthwhile?
    J S Scolapio
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 33:215-7. 2001
    After radiation treatment of head and neck cancer, placement of gastrostomy feeding tubes can be technically difficult...
  67. ncbi Implantation of oral squamous cell carcinoma at the site of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: a case report
    S Ananth
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:125-30. 2002
    ..cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and developed a metastatic deposit at the site of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, with no other evidence of systemic spread...
  68. pmc Novel approach to antibiotic prophylaxis in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG): randomised controlled trial
    John Blomberg
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 341:c3115. 2010
    To evaluate a new and simpler strategy of antibiotic prophylaxis in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG).
  69. ncbi Medical, surgical, and health outcomes of gastrostomy feeding
    G M Craig
    Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:353-60. 2006
    ..study with repeated measures before and after surgery examined the medical, surgical, and health outcomes of gastrostomy for children with disabilities at a tertiary paediatric referral centre in the North Thames area, UK...
  70. ncbi Fibrin glue as adjuvant treatment for gastrocutaneous fistula after gastrostomy tube removal
    A Gonzalez-Ojeda
    Medical Research Unit in Clinical Epidemiology Western Medical Center, Mexican Institute of Social Security, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Endoscopy 36:337-41. 2004
    Gastrocutaneous fistulas are infrequent after gastrostomy tube removal. However, if the fistulous tract remains permeable, even low-volume output can produce significant cutaneous burns...
  71. ncbi Late presentation of a gastrocolic fistula after percutaneous fluoroscopic gastrostomy
    P Y Marcy
    Department of Radiology, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice, France
    JBR-BTR 87:17-20. 2004
    Gastrocolic fistula (GCF) has previously been described with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy procedures. However the present case of GCF is to our knowledge the first reported in the literature...
  72. ncbi Prevention of late complications by half-solid enteral nutrients in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube feeding
    Jiro Kanie
    Department of Geriatrics, Medicine in Growth and Aging, Program in Health and Community Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, 466 8550 Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Gerontology 50:417-9. 2004
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding is accompanied by unique complications, which are not easily controlled.
  73. ncbi Mechanism of the development of gastric ulcer after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    J Kanie
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Fukiage Digestive Endoscopy Center, Nagoya, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:480-2. 2002
    ..The present study was carried out in order to elucidate the mechanism of the development of gastric ulcer, one of the serious complications of PEG tube placement...
  74. ncbi [Prognosis factors of short and long-term survival in elderly hospitalized patients after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy]
    Elena Paillaud
    Service de Medecine Interne, Hopital Albert Chenevier, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 40, rue Mesly, 94010 Creteil Cedex, France
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 26:443-7. 2002
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the procedure of choice to achieve long-term enteral nutrition. The risks and benefits of PEG in elderly hospitalized patients have been poorly documented...
  75. ncbi [Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in elderly patients. A prospective study in a geriatric hospital]
    Vered Abitbol
    Hopital Charles Foix, 7, avenue de la Republique, 94205 Ivry sur Seine cedex, France
    Gastroenterol Clin Biol 26:448-53. 2002
    The purpose of this work was to search for prognostic factors after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) for enteral nutrition in geriatric patients by studying complications, nutritional benefits, and impact on quality of life.
  76. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG): the role and perspective of nurses
    Vi Todd
    The University of Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 14:187-94. 2005
    ..of nurses on (i) the process of decision-making regarding the placement of feeding gastrostomies, (ii) their role in the process, (iii) the impact this participation has on them personally and (iv) gastrostomy placement in general.
  77. doi Gastrocolic fistula as a cause of persistent diarrhea in a patient with a gastrostomy tube
    Young Jin Joo
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Gangneung Asan Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1790-2. 2010
    ..a history of recurrent strokes secondary to moyamoya disease underwent insertion of a percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy tube because of severe dysphagia. Feeding was continued for 5 months after the procedure without complications...
  78. doi Indications for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and procedure-related outcome
    Ramesh Srinivasan
    Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Eaton Road, Liverpool, UK
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:584-8. 2009
    To describe the indications and practice of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) device insertion for nutritional support and to ascertain procedure-related complications and outcome.
  79. ncbi Modified percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) with gastropexy--early experience with a new introducer technique
    A J Dormann
    Department of Medicine, Minden Hospital
    Z Gastroenterol 38:933-8. 2000
    ..Data on indication, insertion technique and safety have not yet been reported in the literature...
  80. pmc Does gastrostomy tube feeding in children with cerebral palsy increase the risk of respiratory morbidity?
    P B Sullivan
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:478-82. 2006
    ..b>Gastrostomy tube feeding is increasingly being used for nutritional support in these children.
  81. pmc Unsedated transnasal small-caliber esophagogastroduodenoscopy in elderly and bedridden patients
    Mika Yuki
    Division of Internal Medicine, Izumo City General Medical Center, Izumo shi, Shimane, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 15:5586-91. 2009
    ..To evaluate the safety of unsedated transnasal small-caliber esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for elderly and critically ill bedridden patients...
  82. ncbi Persistence of gastrocutaneous fistula after removal of gastrostomy tubes in children: prevalence and associated factors
    N El-Rifai
    Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Lille University Children s Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Lille, France
    Endoscopy 36:700-4. 2004
    The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of gastrocutaneous fistula after removal of gastrostomy tubes in children and to identify associated risk factors.
  83. ncbi Palliative use of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy tubes
    Adrian N Holm
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 17:795-803. 2007
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes are most commonly placed for feeding purposes with the intention of maintenance or improvement in nutritional status; however, they may also be used in a palliative role in patients who ..
  84. ncbi Impact of gastrostomy tube feeding on the quality of life of carers of children with cerebral palsy
    Peter B Sullivan
    Department of Paediatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:796-800. 2004
    The aim of this prospective cohort study was to evaluate the impact of gastrostomy tube feeding on the quality of life of carers of children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  85. ncbi Radiologic gastrostomy
    H U Laasch
    Department of Radiology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Endoscopy 39:247-55. 2007
    Radiologic gastrostomy has a higher success rate and a lower complication rate and offers a greater choice of tubes than percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)...
  86. ncbi Positioning a safe gastric puncture point before percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    W K Chang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal MedicineTri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Pract 61:1121-5. 2007
    To position a safe gastric puncture point prior to the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) a technique using an abdominal plain film with a gastric insufflation was assessed...
  87. doi Prevalence of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in nursing home residents--a nationwide survey in Germany
    R Wirth
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, St Marien Hospital Borken, Borken, Germany
    Gerontology 56:371-7. 2010
    Despite extensive discussion about percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in nursing home residents, no prevalence data exist in most countries.
  88. ncbi Gastrocolocutaneous fistula in a child with congenital short bowel syndrome: a rare complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Yun Chen
    Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 103:306-10. 2004
    Gastrocolocutaneous fistula is a rare major complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)...
  89. ncbi Percutaneous treatment of a gastrocutaneous fistula after gastrostomy tube removal
    Joseph Makris
    Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:205-7. 2002
    Gastrocutaneous fistula formation is a potential complication resulting from nonsurgical gastrostomy or gastrojejunostomy tube removal...
  90. pmc Gastrostomy feeding in cerebral palsy: a systematic review
    G Sleigh
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:534-9. 2004
    To determine benefits and risks for gastrostomy or jejunostomy feeding compared with oral feeding for children with cerebral palsy.
  91. ncbi Influence of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy on gastroesophageal reflux: a prospective study in 68 children
    Stefan Razeghi
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Germany
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 35:27-30. 2002
    ..other complications, the development of or an increase of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is considered to be associated with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). However, the few studies performed to date show controversial results.
  92. ncbi [Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in children: indications, the procedure, outcomes, short and long-term complications]
    Rona Eger
    Schneider Center for Childrens Medicine, Dana Hospital for Children
    Harefuah 147:21-4, 95. 2008
    ..Till 1980, the acceptable technique to place a gastrostomy tube was surgical...
  93. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in patients with ALS and bulbar dysfunction
    H Mitsumoto
    Elenor and Lou Gehrig MDA ALS Research Center, The Neurologic Institute, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 4:177-85. 2003
    To compare characteristics of ALS patients with and without percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG).
  94. ncbi A retrospective study of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in ALS patients during the BDNF and CNTF trials
    E J Kasarskis
    Departments of Neurology, Toxicology and Nutrition, University of Kentucky and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Lexington, KY 40511, USA
    J Neurol Sci 169:118-25. 1999
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) provides a reliable route for nutrition and hydration in ALS patients with dysphagia...
  95. ncbi One-trocar laparoscopy-aided gastrostomy in handicapped children
    Hisayoshi Kawahara
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Izumi, Osaka 594 1101, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 41:2076-80. 2006
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy has become a common technique to provide nutritional support to handicapped children with swallowing disorders; however, this technique is sometimes associated with serious complications...
  96. ncbi A prospective comparison of the use of nasogastric and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes for long-term enteral feeding in older people
    T Dwolatzky
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jesuralem, Israel
    Clin Nutr 20:535-40. 2001
    ..for and the outcome of long-term enteral feeding by nasogastric tube (NGT) with that of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube. DESIGN: A prospective, multicenter cohort study...
  97. doi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in children is not a minor procedure: risk factors for major complications
    Dirk Vervloessem
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Pediatr Surg 18:93-7. 2009
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) provides for enteral nutrition in children with feeding problems. PEG, however, is not without complications...
  98. doi Half-solidification of nutrient does not decrease gastro-esophageal reflux events in patients fed via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Kyoichi Adachi
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, 89 1 Enya cho, Izumo shi, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    Clin Nutr 28:648-51. 2009
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding is widely used for patients with swallowing dysfunction, and aspiration pneumonitis induced by reflux of gastric contents is one of the most frequent and life-threatening events in ..
  99. ncbi Pump-assisted versus gravity-controlled enteral nutrition in long-term percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy patients: a prospective controlled trial
    Edward Shang
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 27:216-9. 2003
    ..and diarrhea are well-known negative side effects of enteral nutrition through percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)...
  100. ncbi Colon injury following percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube insertion
    Recep Guloglu
    Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Medical Faculty, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:69-72. 2003
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is used to provide a safe route for enteral feeding. However, serious complications may occur during the procedure, such as transverse colon injuries...
  101. ncbi Endoscopic gastrostomy for enteral nutrition in neurogenic dysphagia: Application of a nasogastric tube or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Gennaro Maitines
    Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, General Surgery and Liver Transplantation Unit, University of Bari
    Chir Ital 61:33-8. 2009
    ..nutrition can be administered via a nasogastric tube or, in selected patients, via a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. In patients with neurogenic dysphagia, the choice of nutritional administration, and above all the timing, are ..

Research Grants84

  1. Nonhematopoietic Developmental Functions of EPO
    Sandra Juul; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To determine the effect of mothers milk in conjunction with Epo, we will artificially rear rat pups using gastrostomy feedings of rat milk substitute to which specific total daily doses of Epo are added...
  2. GASTRIC FEEDING TUBES: PATIENT/FAMILY/PROVIDER VIEWS
    Timothy Carey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We wish to define the outcomes of this treatment from a patient and caregiver perspectives. The number of gastrostomy feeding tubes used for the Medicare population has grown rapidly, more than doubling during the past decade...
  3. Early Treatment of ALS with Nutrition and NIPPV
    Edward Kasarskis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Studies to date indicate that Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) improve survival in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), even though introduced late in the disease...
  4. Early Treatment of ALS with Nutrition and NIPPV
    Edward Kasarskis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Studies to date indicate that Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) improve survival in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), even though introduced late in the disease...
  5. Multifaceted Interventions to Ameliorate Pain/Symptoms
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  6. Feeding Tube Use Among Persons with Advanced Dementia
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Knowledge gained will be used to inform public policy and formulate facility interventions to ensure that FT insertion in persons with severe cognitive impairment is ethically appropriate. ..
  7. RESIDENT ASSESSMENT OF PAIN MANAGEMENT (RAPM)
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Cancer Assessments and Reports of End-of-Life Treatment
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such tools will allow institutions to measure whether cancer care is meeting patient and family members' needs and expectations. ..
  9. Eating Behaviors in Homebound Older Adults
    JULIE LOCHER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Family Evaluation of Hospice Care
    Joan M Teno; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This grant will create two surveys and modify the core surveys that will help hospices in monitoring and improving their quality of care. ..
  11. Calorie Restriction & Changes in Body Composition, Disease, Function, & QoL in Ol
    JULIE L contact LOCHER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Enhancing Nutrition and Activity in Rural Children
    Ann McGrath; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Pharmacogenomics of Gastric Function & Weight in Obesity
    MICHAEL L CAMILLERI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Determinants, Decision-Making and Outcomes of Antibiotic Use in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. Aging, Exercise and Mechanisms of Altered Tongue Function
    Nadine Connor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Further, this work is highly significant in providing a basis for understanding mechanisms underlying the putative benefits of exercise as a therapeutic intervention for age-related changes in cranial muscles. ..
  16. A Scientific Meeting of ALS Clinical Trials
    Hiroshi Mitsumoto; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Diagnostic and Natural History Markers in ALS
    Hiroshi Mitsumoto; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Cultural Differences in End-of-Life Decision Making
    Ursula Braun; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proposed project will lead directly to a RO1 application with the specific aim to assess the feasability and efficacy of using the Values Inventory in a clinical trial. ..
  19. Pathologic Markers of Genetic Damage and Disease in IBD
    Melvin Heyman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) in Human Neuroblastoma
    Elizabeth Beierle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Better insight into the relationship between FAK and MYCN offers the potential for translating this knowledge into clinically relevant therapies for this devastating childhood tumor. ..
  21. Aging, Exercise and Mechanisms of Altered Tongue Function
    Nadine Connor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, this work is highly significant in providing a basis for understanding mechanisms underlying the putative benefits of exercise as a therapeutic intervention for age-related changes in cranial muscles. ..
  22. Lung Contusion-Mechanisms and Interaction with Aspiration
    Krishnan Raghavendran; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding lung contusion and its interaction with gastric aspiration, two common insults suffered by trauma patients, will greatly aid the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. ..
  23. Exercise as a Treatment for Tongue Weakness in Aged Rats
    Nadine Connor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Further, this work will be highly significant in discovering a neuromuscular basis for the putative benefits of exercise in the prevention and treatment of age-related swallowing impairment. ..
  24. Colon Cancer Screening Decisions in Late Life
    Carmen Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With this award Dr Lewis will be prepared to make significant contributions to cancer prevention and control in the aging U.S. population. ..