The safe use of percutaneous gastrostomy for enteral nutrition in patients with Crohn's disease

Quentin M. Anstee, Alastair Forbes

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Abstract

To determine the safety of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement for nutritional support and/or defined therapeutic enteral nutrition (TEN) in adult patients with Crohn's disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1089-1093
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Volume12
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2000

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Body Mass Index
  • Crohn Disease
  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Female
  • Gastrostomy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutritional Status
  • Prospective Studies

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