Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

  • Jae Myung Park
  • Chul-Hyun Lim


Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) provides a long-term method of enteral feeding for patients with swallowing difficulty.


Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement Indwell Urinary Catheter Percutaneous Radiologic Gastrostomy 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Cannizzaro R, Bortoluzzi F, Valentini M, et al. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy as a decompressive technique in bowel obstruction due to abdominal carcinomatosis. Endoscopy. 1995;27:317–20.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Eckhauser ML, Ferron JP. The use of dual percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (DPEG) in the management of chronic intermittent gastric volvulus. Gastrointest Endosc. 1985;31:340–2.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gauderer MWL. An updated experience with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 1992;2:195–205.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Lee HS, Lim CH, Park EY, et al. Usefulness of the introducer method for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy using ultrathin transnasal endoscopy. Surg Endosc. 2014;28:603–6.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Sharma VK, Howden CW. Meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials of antibiotic prophylaxis before percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2000;95:3133–6.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Saadeddin A, Freshwater DA, Fisher NC, Jones BJ. Antibiotic prophylaxis for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy for non-malignant conditions: a double-blind prospective randomized controlled trial. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005;22:565–70.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineThe Catholic University of Korea College of MedicineSeoulKorea

Personalised recommendations