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Gastrostomy

The gastrostomy placement is a method of providing nutrition to the patients who are unable to eat. In this book you can find chapters focused on the use of gastrostomy in children, patients with neurological impairment and patients with head and neck tumours. Home enteral nutrition is suitable for all of these groups of patients and is far easier with gastrostomy. The new indications (especially in very young children) required new techniques such as: laparoscopic gastrostomy, laparoscopy assisted endoscopic gastrostomy with/without fundoplication, ultrasonography assisted gastronomy. All information about these techniques can be found in this book. This book does not serve as a basic textbook, but as an interesting reading material and as an aid for physicians who are already familiar with the indication for gastrostomy and want to know more.

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GastrostomyEdited by Pavel Kohout

Published: December 2nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/869

ISBN: 978-953-307-365-1

Copyright year: 2011

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23921 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

2 Dimensions Citations

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1. Advances in Gastrostomy Placement and Care in Children

By Stephen Adams and Anies Mahomed

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2. Gastrostomy in Pediatric Patients

By Brian W. Gray, Ana Ruzic and George B. Mychaliska

3036

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3. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Pediatric Patients

By Omar I. Saadah

3946

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4. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Neurological Patients

By David T. Burke and Andrew I. Geller

3370

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5. Defining the Indications for Prophylactic Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes in Surgically Treated Head and Neck Cancer Patients

By Jason Foster, Peter Filocamo, William Brady, Thom Loree and John F. Gibbs

1318

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6. The Place of Laparoscopic Gastrostomy in the Surgical Armamentarium

By Philip Ng Cheng Hin

3180

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7. Video-Assisted Gastrostomy in Children

By Torbjörn Backman, Malin Mellberg, Helén Sjöwie, Magnus Anderberg and Einar Arnbjörnsson

1895

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8. The Twin-Stoma Gastrostomy and the LOOPPEG® 3G Tube

By Ah San, Pang

1860

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9. High Level of Intra-Gastric Pressure is Risk Factor for Patients with Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

By Michiaki Kudo, Nobuyuki Kanai, Toshiaki Hirasawa, Takayuki Asao and Hiroyuki Kuwano

2103

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10. Psychosomatic Manifestations of Gastrostomy in Head and Neck Surgery

By Francisco Hernández Altemir, Sofía Hernández Montero, Susana Hernández Montero, Elena Hernández Montero and Manuel Moros Peña

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