Placement of a gastrojejunal tube system with a weighted distal end in children with surgical gastrostomies
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The conversion of a gastrostomy to a gastroje-junostomy may be impeded by the cranial angulation of the gastrostomy. In this report, a sheath was used to redirect the gastrostomy towards the pyloris allowing placement of a gastrojejunal tube sytem with a weighted end. The sheath allowed for successful placement of gastrojejunal tubes in four children. The weighted end prevented retraction of the jejunal tube into the stomach.
KeywordsPublic Health Tube System Successful Placement Jejunal Tube Pyloris