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Placement of Gastric Electrical Stimulator

  • Dominic J. Papandria
  • Karen A. DiefenbachEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter describes surgical procedure for the placement of gastric electrical stimulator (temporary and permanent types) as performed by the following approaches: endoscopic, open, and laparoscopic. The text includes an introduction that outlines the indications, risks, alternatives, essential steps, needed equipment, and variations in technique for the procedure in question. This is followed by a template operative dictation, which provides the reader with an operative report, such as is found in a patient chart or electronic medical record. A description is provided of the following critical concepts for this procedure: abdominal access, lead positioning, and securement.

Keywords

Pediatric surgery Operative dictation Gastric electrical stimulator GES Gastric pacer 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryEmory UniversityAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Nationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA

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