Laparoscopic repair of the leaking percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

Title

Laparoscopic repair of the leaking percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

Creator

Backus C L; Muscoriel S J; Iannitti D A; Heniford B T

Publisher

Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques-Part A

Date

2000
2000-04

Description

Peritonitis is an infrequent yet major complication of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), Traditionally, patients with peritonitis from leaking PEG tubes underwent open abdominal exploration with repair of the gastrostomy site. We report successful laparoscopic treatment of this significant complication. Surgical techniques and technical aspects of the procedure are discussed.

Subject

complications; Surgery

Format

Journal Article or Conference Abstract Publication

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Pages

105-109

Issue

2

Volume

10

Citation

Backus C L; Muscoriel S J; Iannitti D A; Heniford B T, “Laparoscopic repair of the leaking percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed November 28, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/8534.

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