Endoscopic Placement of a Feeding Tube Through the Abdominal Wall Into the Stomach (PEG)

The relatively uncomplicated endoscopic insertion of a feeding tube through the abdominal wall into the stomach (PEG) is carried out completely painlessly in conjunction with gastric imaging (gastroscopy). If insufficient quantities of food are ingested through the mouth, this can ensure - often for a limited period - that the patient receives enough nourishment.

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