Percutaneous gastrojejunostomy in children: efficacy and safety

Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 04/27/2012

Transgastric jejunal intubation via gastrostomy (GJ) can be indicated when enteral nutrition via gastrostomy is not possible. Between 2001 and 2008, the authors prospectively assessed the outcomes in 29 patients (median age, 10 months) after GJ. Indications for jejunal feeding were severe gastro–oesophageal reflux (n=27) and intestinal dysmotility (n=2).

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