Gastrostomy Tube Placement

  • Nathaniel Lisenbee
  • Latha Ganti


There are several types of gastrostomy tubes and related procedure variations:


Gastrostomy tube PEG tube 

Selected Reading

  1. Arora G. Medscape: percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. Retrieved 3 Jan 2013, from
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.U. S. Air Force Medical Center KeeslerBiloxiUSA
  2. 2.Emergency MedicineUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA
  3. 3.Specialty Care Centers of Innovation, Orlando Veterans Affairs Medical CenterOrlandoUSA

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