gastrostomy

Summary

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

Top Publications

  1. ncbi 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. ncbi Practical approach to paediatric enteral nutrition: a comment by the ESPGHAN committee on nutrition
    Christian Braegger
    University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:110-22. 2010
  5. ncbi ESPEN guidelines on artificial enteral nutrition--percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
    Chr Löser
    Medical Department, Rotes Kreuz Krankenhaus Kassel, 34121 Kassel, Germany
    Clin Nutr 24:848-61. 2005
  6. ncbi 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi Effect of body mass index on chemoradiation outcomes in head and neck cancer
    Theodore R McRackan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29725, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1180-5. 2008
  9. ncbi Mental incapacity in hospitalised patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion
    M Rahman
    Wycombe Hospital, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 2TT, United Kingdom
    Clin Nutr 31:224-9. 2012
  10. ncbi Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG decreases lipopolysaccharide-induced systemic inflammation in a gastrostomy-fed infant rat model
    Liyan Zhang
    Department of Neonatology, Fujian Provincial Maternity and Children Health Hospital, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China, 350001
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:545-52. 2006

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Publications365 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi 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. ncbi Practical approach to paediatric enteral nutrition: a comment by the ESPGHAN committee on nutrition
    Christian Braegger
    University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 51:110-22. 2010
    ..An anticipated duration of enteral nutrition (EN) exceeding 4 to 6 weeks is an indication for gastrostomy or enterostomy...
  5. ncbi ESPEN guidelines on artificial enteral nutrition--percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
    Chr Löser
    Medical Department, Rotes Kreuz Krankenhaus Kassel, 34121 Kassel, Germany
    Clin Nutr 24:848-61. 2005
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. 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)...
  8. ncbi Effect of body mass index on chemoradiation outcomes in head and neck cancer
    Theodore R McRackan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29725, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:1180-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between initial body mass index (BMI) and chemoradiation therapy (CRT) outcomes in head and neck cancer patients...
  9. ncbi Mental incapacity in hospitalised patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion
    M Rahman
    Wycombe Hospital, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 2TT, United Kingdom
    Clin Nutr 31:224-9. 2012
    Decisions to insert percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes may be difficult because patients have serious underlying disease, and the procedure has associated risks...
  10. ncbi Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG decreases lipopolysaccharide-induced systemic inflammation in a gastrostomy-fed infant rat model
    Liyan Zhang
    Department of Neonatology, Fujian Provincial Maternity and Children Health Hospital, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China, 350001
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:545-52. 2006
    A gastrostomy-fed rat infant "pup-in-a-cup" model was used to test the hypothesis that enterally administered Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) decreases the proinflammatory response induced by Escherichia coli ..
  11. ncbi Why parents of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities requiring gastrostomy feeding need more support
    Gillian M Craig
    Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:183-8. 2003
    This was a qualitative research study of parental perceptions of gastrostomy feeding before surgery using an in-depth interview in the parental home to examine the factors parents consider when gastrostomy feeding is recommended and to ..
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy does not prolong survival in patients with dementia
    Lynne M Murphy
    Gastroenterology Hepatology Nutrition Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1351-3. 2003
    Artificial feeding by a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube in patients with dementia has increased since the introduction of the endoscopic method of tube placement...
  14. pmc Local infection after placement of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes: a prospective study evaluating risk factors
    Y Zopf
    Department of Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:987-91. 2008
    Due to its high efficacy and technical simplicity, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has gained wide-spread use...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi Effects of gastric acidity on peristomal infection after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement
    H Ono
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seiwa Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hosp Infect 76:42-5. 2010
    Peristomal infection is a common complication following percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement...
  17. ncbi Percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy with a simplified gastropexy technique under ultrasonographic and fluoroscopic guidance: experience in 154 patients
    T Lorentzen
    Department of Radiology, Section for Ultrasound, and Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev, Herlev, Denmark
    Acta Radiol 48:13-9. 2007
    To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy (PRG) under ultrasonographic (US) and fluoroscopic guidance using a simplified gastropexy technique.
  18. ncbi Risk factors for complications and mortality of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: a multicenter, retrospective study
    Changhyun Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine and Healthcare Research Institute, Healthcare System Gangnam Center, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Surg Endosc 27:3806-15. 2013
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is performed to provide nutrition to patients with swallowing difficulties. A multicenter study was conducted to evaluate the predictors of complications and mortality after PEG placement.
  19. ncbi Acid and duodenogastroesophageal reflux after esophagectomy with gastric tube reconstruction
    Norihiro Yuasa
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1021-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate acid reflux and duodenogastroesophageal reflux after esophagectomy with gastric tube reconstruction...
  20. ncbi Complications after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in a prospective study
    John Blomberg
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 47:737-42. 2012
    Insertion of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an increasingly common procedure in patients with nutritional needs and dysphagia...
  21. ncbi Early percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy insertion maintains nutritional state in patients with aerodigestive tract cancer
    Karl T Beer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Nutr Cancer 52:29-34. 2005
    ..We compared clinical outcome with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding begun at two different time points...
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. ncbi 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.
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi 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.
  30. 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
    ....
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi 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.
  35. ncbi 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 ..
  36. 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.
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi 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).
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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.
  42. 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...
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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)...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi National Institutes of Health stroke scale assists in predicting the need for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement in acute ischemic stroke
    Amer Alshekhlee
    Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5040, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:347-52. 2010
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes are commonly needed for early nutrition in patients with acute ischemic stroke. We evaluated the relationship between the NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score and the need for PEG tube placement...
  51. ncbi 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...
  52. ncbi Endoscopic gastrostomy placement in the child with gastroesophageal reflux: is concomitant antireflux surgery indicated?
    Guin J P Wilson
    Department of Pediatric Surgery KE 04 140 5, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1441-5. 2006
    Previously, we performed concomitant antireflux surgery in patients with abnormal pH study undergoing gastrostomy. This increased complications without always alleviating the troublesome symptom of vomiting...
  53. ncbi 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.
  54. 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.
  55. ncbi 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...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. 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
  58. ncbi Effect of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy on gastrointestinal motility: evaluation by gastric-emptying scintigraphy
    Hideyuki Wakamatsu
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Miyazaki University, Miyazaki, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 29:562-7. 2008
    Firstly, to assess the effect of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on gastric emptying, gastrointestinal (GI) tract motility and the rate of gastroesophageal reflux (GER)...
  59. ncbi Current microbiology of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (PEG tube) insertion site infections in patients with cancer
    Kenneth V I Rolston
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:1267-71. 2011
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is frequently used to provide enteral access in cancer patients who are unable to swallow. Infection is an important complication in this setting...
  60. ncbi Hospital and long-term outcome after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Brian M Smith
    Department of Surgery, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:74-80. 2008
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has become the preferred method of providing long-term enteral nutrition...
  61. ncbi The impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding upon daily life in adults
    A Brotherton
    Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 19:355-67. 2006
    The provision of home enteral tube feeding in adults has increased in the UK. This study explored how percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding impacts on daily lives of adult patients, from the patients' and carers' perspectives.
  62. ncbi Complications following gastrostomy tube insertion in patients with head and neck cancer: a prospective multi-institution study, systematic review and meta-analysis
    D G Grant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 34:103-12. 2009
    To measure morbidity and mortality rates following insertion of gastrostomy tubes in head and neck cancer patients. To determine evidence for any relationship between gastrostomy insertion technique and complication rates.
  63. ncbi Randomized study of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy versus nasogastric tubes for enteral feeding in head and neck cancer patients treated with (chemo)radiation
    J Corry
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 52:503-10. 2008
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes have largely replaced nasogastric tubes (NGT) for nutritional support of patients with head and neck cancer undergoing curative (chemo)radiotherapy without any good scientific basis...
  64. ncbi Eating and feeding are not the same: caregivers' perceptions of gastrostomy feeding for children with cerebral palsy
    Mario C Petersen
    Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center and Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:713-7. 2006
    ..4y], range 20-59y) of children with cerebral palsy (CP) and a gastrostomy tube (GT)...
  65. ncbi Meta-analysis of pancreaticojejunostomy versus pancreaticogastrostomy reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy: authors' comment (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 929-936)
    E Dixon
    Br J Surg 93:1435. 2006
  66. ncbi Risk factors for mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    A Lang
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Endoscopy 36:522-6. 2004
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a method used for feeding patients who are unable to eat. High early mortality rates among hospitalized patients have been reported...
  67. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in hospitalized incompetent geriatric patients: poorly informed, constrained and paradoxical decisions
    Ilana Golan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:839-42. 2007
    The frequency of performing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in demented older people has increased in recent years...
  68. ncbi Quantifying amount of adsorption of levothyroxine by percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes
    Anastasios Manessis
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, New York, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:197-200. 2008
    ..performed an in vitro assessment of the degree of levothyroxine adsorption to quantify the amount of drug adsorbed to the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube and how enteral tube feeds mitigate or exacerbate this adsorption.
  69. ncbi The role of screening and antibiotic prophylaxis in the prevention of percutaneous gastrostomy site infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    S Thomas
    Department of Microbiology Infection Control, Wycombe Hospital, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 25:593-7. 2007
    Peristomal wound infections are common complications of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), especially in hospitals where methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is endemic...
  70. pmc Metastasis of gastric adenocarcinoma to the abdominal wall following placement of a gastrostomy tube in a dog
    Cheri Nielsen
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Can Vet J 46:641-3. 2005
    Stoma site metastasis of gastric adenocarcinoma was documented 37 d after partial gastrectomy with gastrostomy tube placement, and 22 d after tube removal...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi Feasibility and safety of infracolic fluoroscopically guided percutaneous radiologic gastrostomy
    Colin P Cantwell
    Division of Abdominal and Interventional Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:129-32. 2008
    We study the feasibility and safety of infracolic fluoroscopically guided percutaneous gastrostomy when patient anatomy prevents conventional supracolic puncture...
  73. doi Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: abdominal wall metastasis after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    S Chatni
    Digestive Diseases Institute and Department of Pathology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Cochin, Kerala, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:988. 2008
  74. ncbi Long-term outcome after placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube
    Takanari Tokunaga
    Department of Medicine, Hanyu General Hospital, Hanyu City, Saitama, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 8:19-23. 2008
    To evaluate long-term survival and prognostic factors in patients who have undergone placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube.
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi Complications associated with endoscopic removal of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes in children
    Greta M Palmer
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 42:443-5. 2006
  77. ncbi Mothers' decisions about gastrostomy tube insertion in children: factors contributing to uncertainty
    Denise N Guerriere
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:470-6. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to explore O'Connor's four factors contributing to mothers' uncertainty concerning gastrostomy tube (G-tube) insertion in their children (lack of information; unclear value trade-offs; lack of support; ..
  78. pmc Is percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement safe in patients with ventriculoperitoneal shunts?
    Jin Soo Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Uijeongbu St Mary s Hospital, Uijeongbu City, Kyunggido, South Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 15:3148-52. 2009
    To investigate whether percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement is safe in patients with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts.
  79. ncbi Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: enteral nutrition provision--endoscopic or radiologic gastrostomy?
    Frank J Thornton
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Beaumont Hospital, PO Box 1297, Dublin 9, Ireland
    Radiology 224:713-7. 2002
    To retrospectively evaluate gastrostomy placement in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to determine the insertion method of choice.
  80. ncbi Gastrostomy insertion in the 21st century: PEG or laparoscopic? Report from a large single-centre series
    Ruth Clare Wragg
    Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:443-8. 2012
    To determine whether laparoscopic-assisted gastrostomy (LAG) has superseded percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) based on the clinical outcomes.
  81. ncbi Bleeding after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is linked to serotonin reuptake inhibitors, not aspirin or clopidogrel
    James A Richter
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:22-34.e1. 2011
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an invasive procedure that can result in bleeding. Guidelines recommend discontinuing clopidogrel for 7 to 10 days, but not withholding aspirin, before PEG...
  82. ncbi Is prophylactic fundoplication necessary in neurologically impaired children?
    N Viswanath
    Waikato Hospital, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 20:226-9. 2010
    Previously, concomitant antireflux surgery was performed in all neurologically impaired children undergoing gastrostomy tube placement in our department...
  83. ncbi Survival after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement in older persons
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Loeb Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M735-9. 2000
    ..This report critically synthesizes the evidence regarding the impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on survival in older persons.
  84. ncbi Efficacy of 48-hour post-operative antibiotics prophylaxis for patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube in preventing site infection
    Adnan Agha
    Department of Medicine, King Fahad Hospital, Armed Forces Hospitals Southern Region, Khamis Mushit, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 20:131-4. 2011
    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) is an endoscopic procedure for placing a feeding tube into the stomach through the skin, primarily to avoid malnutrition...
  85. ncbi The percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube. medical and ethical issues in placement
    Floyd Angus
    Department of Gastroenterology, Washington Hospital Center, D C 20010, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:272-7. 2003
    ..We have developed an algorithm for PEG placement for the geriatric, oncology, and neurology patients based on a critical review of current literature...
  86. ncbi Gastrostomy tube feeding of children with cerebral palsy: variation across six European countries
    Magnus O Dahlseng
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s and Women s Health, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:938-44. 2012
    To compare the prevalence of gastrostomy tube feeding (GTF) of children with cerebral palsy (CP) in six European countries.
  87. ncbi The experience of head and neck cancer patients with a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube at a Canadian cancer center
    Joanna B Osborne
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Nutr Clin Pract 27:661-8. 2012
    ..The percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube is ideal for this population who require longer term nutrition support due to the effects of cancer ..
  88. pmc A simple and safe minimally invasive technique for laparoscopic gastrostomy
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    JSLS 14:62-5. 2010
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the procedure of choice in the nutritional management of patients requiring gastrostomies. However, PEG tubes are not always feasible...
  89. ncbi Stomal metastases complicating percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: CT findings and the argument for radiologic tube placement
    Perry J Pickhardt
    Department of Radiology, National Naval Medical Center, 8901 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20889 5600, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 179:735-9. 2002
    This article describes the CT appearance of metastatic implantation at the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tract in patients with malignancy of the upper aerodigestive tract...
  90. ncbi Airway infection predisposes to peristomal infection after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy with high concordance between sputum and wound isolates
    Chiao Hsiung Chuang
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:45-51. 2010
    Peristomal infection is common after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. This study aims to evaluate the correlation between airway and peristomal infected pathogens.
  91. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Clinical care of PEG tubes in older adults
    Vivyenne Roche
    Center for Geriatric Care, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Geriatrics 58:22-6, 28-9. 2003
    Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube feeding is recommended by the American Gastroenterological Association as the preferred device to provide long-term enteral nutrition when oral intake is inadequate...
  92. ncbi Feasibility study of EUS-NOTES as a novel approach for peroral cholecysto-gastrostomy
    A Saftoiu
    Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 108:62-9. 2013
    EUS-guided cholecysto-gastrostomy might be a useful minimally invasive procedure used for salvage drainage in advanced pancreaticobiliary cancers, but also for drainage of the gallbladder in acute cholecystitis in patients deemed unfit ..
  93. ncbi In-hospital and long-term outcomes after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in patients with malignancy
    Emily Z Keung
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:777-86. 2012
    Although percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is widely performed for nutrition or palliation, PEG-associated outcomes in cancer patients remain poorly described...
  94. ncbi Gastrostomy tube placement in patients with oropharyngeal carcinoma treated with radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy: factors affecting placement and dependence
    Mihir K Bhayani
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    Head Neck 35:1634-40. 2013
    ..or chemoradiotherapy for oropharyngeal cancer, little is known regarding the risk factors that predispose to gastrostomy tube (g-tube) placement and prolonged dependence, or the therapeutic interventions that may abrogate these ..
  95. ncbi 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).
  96. ncbi 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.
  97. ncbi 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.
  98. ncbi Association between feeding via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and low level of caregiver burden
    Hiromi Enoki
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1484-6. 2007
  99. 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.
  100. 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...
  101. ncbi 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...

Research Grants40

  1. Body Composition and Energy Utilization in Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    Douglas Michael Sproule; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Despite the absence of an effective therapy, aggressive nutritional management (including gastrostomy placement) along with widespread use of mechanical ventilatory support has greatly altered the "natural history"..
  2. PASSY-MUIR SWALLOWING SELF TRAINING DEVICE TO ENCHANCE RECOVERY POST STROKE
    CHRISTY LESLIE LUDLOW; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Those with continued risk of aspiration will receive a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG tube) for nutrition...
  3. Effectiveness of ICP Monitoring in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
    TELLEN BENNETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of database codes in the linked dataset and a proxy poor functional outcome, survival with tracheostomy and gastrostomy, by conducting a three-year prospective cohort study at a single, high volume, pediatric trauma center...
  4. A Topical Host Defense Peptide Mimetic for Oral Mucositis
    Richard W Scott; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Aside from its devastating symptomatic impact, resulting in opiod-requiring pain and the need for gastrostomy feeding, mucositis is a major driver of adverse health and economic outcomes...
  5. Food and Eating Behaviors of Head and Neck Cancer Patients
    Julie L Locher; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These side effects contribute to poor nutrition which contributes to poor outcomes. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes are frequently placed prophylactically prior to treatment in anticipation of problems that may ..
  6. In-Patient Pediatric Gastrojejunal Tube Cleaner Eliminating Surgical Intervention
    Ryan S Clement; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..When long-term enteral access is needed, percutaneous gastrostomy, jejunostomy or gastrojejunal tubes can be surgically placed...
  7. Acute Lung Injury Induces Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
    Daniel Clark Files; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in food intake in ALI mice both by pair-feeding the controls and by enforced feeding of ALI mice through gastrostomy tubes...
  8. Targeting mucositis with inflammation responsive hydrogel microparticles
    JEFFREY MICHAEL KARP; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of such severity as to necessitate changes in diet, nutritional supplementation through intravenous or gastrostomy routes, analgesic use, and dose modifications in cancer therapy...
  9. "A randomized controlled trial of amitriptyline for chronic oral food refusal"
    Ann M Davis; Fiscal Year: 2011
    b>Gastrostomy (G-) and gastro-jejunal (G-J) feeding tubes are placed in infants and children who refuse to eat or are unable to eat enough to sustain normal growth due to a variety of medical reasons: neurological disease, heart defects, ..
  10. 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...
  11. NUTRITION INTERVENTION IN AIDS WASTING
    Sherwood Gorbach; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and 3) enteral nutrition using nocturnal enteral supplementation through a percutaneous endoscopically-placed gastrostomy (PEG) and dietary counseling. Patients will be seen at baseline, 6 weeks, and 12 weeks for data collection...
  12. GENOTYPE CORRELATES AND CLINICAL TRIALS IN INHERITED EB
    Jo David Fine; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..or surgical interventions in groups of patients having more severe forms of EB, to include (a) early elective gastrostomy placement, (b) hand splinting, (c) use of one or more topical cytokine preparations and/or newer wound, healing ..
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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. ..
  16. Multifaceted Interventions to Ameliorate Pain/Symptoms
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  17. RESIDENT ASSESSMENT OF PAIN MANAGEMENT (RAPM)
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Feeding Tube Use Among Persons with Advanced Dementia
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Eating Behaviors in Homebound Older Adults
    JULIE LOCHER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  20. Development of a Registry for Familial Pancreatic Cancer
    James DiSario; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The goal corresponds with the National Cancer Institute Initiative to "identify, characterize, and understand the genes that cause or play a role in familial cancer." ..
  21. Chemoprevention of Duodenal Polyps in FAP
    James DiSario; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A 5-year study is proposed. The randomized treatment period is 1 year. There will be a 6 month termination phase to include data analysis, manuscript preparation and closure of all study procedures. ..
  22. Increasing Screening Colonoscopy Among Minority Women
    Moshe Shike; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Demonstration of the feasibility of this model can form the basis for a nationwide project using mammography centers to enhance CRCS. ..
  23. Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and Outcomes
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the award period the applicant will have the skills, experience and research track record necessary to become an independent investigator and leader in academic geriatrics. ..
  24. Cannabinoid Mechanisms in Human Gastrointestinal Motor and Sensory Functions
    MICHAEL L CAMILLERI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These actions may be relevant to develop new treatments for IBS. The studies will also provide further understanding of the potential of medications like medical marijuana on stomach function that may be relevant to appetite control. ..
  25. The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important clinical, research and policy-relevant contributions to the care of older persons with dementia at the end-of-life. ..
  26. PRO-Surveyor: Device for Capturing Patient Reported Outcome Data in Children
    Nadine Connor; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. RSA Lecture Series
    Jennifer Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Coordination of Respiration with Deglutition & Phonation in Ataxia-Telangiectasia
    Maureen Lefton Greif; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, developing A- T as a model will form the basis for applying this non-invasive technology to other children with dysphagia. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. ALPHA-2 ADRENERGIC CONTROL OF COLONIC FUNCTION IN IBS
    Michael Camilleri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. ALPHA 2 ADRENERGIC CONTROL IN IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
    Michael Camilleri; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Significance: This project will characterize pharmacogenetic mechanisms determining the response to clonidine through studies of candidate genes that control alpha2-adrenoreceptor function and norepinephrine transport in IBS. ..
  31. Phase III Trial of Minocycline in ALS-II Data Center
    Robert Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The details of data management are described, including the methods for quality control, security and information technology. Finally, the analytic plan is described in full. ..
  32. The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Enteric flora modulates the development of colitis
    Albert Jergens; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., graduate students and postdoctoral fellow). There are ample opportunities to attend seminars, journal clubs and work-in-progress research meetings during which the applicant can become engaged in scientific discussions. ..
  34. A Scientific Meeting of ALS Clinical Trials
    Hiroshi Mitsumoto; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease
    Karen Marder; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. 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. ..
  37. Pathologic Markers of Genetic Damage and Disease in IBD
    Melvin Heyman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Diagnostic and Natural History Markers in ALS
    Hiroshi Mitsumoto; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..