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Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy - PEG - Pediatrics

tutorial oveview This program explains percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy for children. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is also known as PEG. The program includes the following sections: what is the anatomy of the digestive system, what are the reasons for a gastrostomy tube, what are the alternative treatments for digestive disorders in children, how is a PEG tube placed, what are the risks and complications of a PEG tube placement and what happens after a PEG placement.

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