PEG tube placement in the United States

Lukejohn W. Day, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, in San Francisco, California, USA describes his Original Article "Practice variation in PEG tube placement: trends and predictors among providers in the United States." Enteral access placement is performed by a variety of providers and specialties …

Continue reading PEG tube placement in the United States

Introducer-type percutaneous gastrostomy system

Mavrogenis Georgios, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology at the Grand Hôpital de Charleroi in Charleroi, Belgium presents this video demonstration of the introducer-type percutaneous gastrostomy system.This video describes the Pexact gastrostomy system. We made efforts to present in detail all the steps of this procedure. Not all endoscopists are familiarized with this technique. We …

Continue reading Introducer-type percutaneous gastrostomy system