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CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 811–813 | Cite as

Large-Bore Gastrostomy Feeding Tube Insertion by a Pull Technique Using a Snare

  • Colin P. Cantwell
  • John G. Murray
Technical Note

Abstract

We describe a series of three patients who had fluoroscopic-guided placement of a large-bore gastrostomy tube using a pull technique and a large snare placed via a nasogastric or orogastric tube.

Keywords

Gastrostomy Enteral feeding 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMater Misericordiae University HospitalDublin 7Ireland

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