• Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


Surgically constructed open gastrostomy is performed when percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is not technically possible or when the abdomen is open for other purposes. The technique of Stamm and Janeway gastrostomy is described in this chapter.


Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Anterior Abdominal Wall Esophagogastric Junction Stab Wound Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube 
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Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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