Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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PEG - regular situation after implantation
PEG, normal appearance The percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an effective and easy method to facilitate continuous enteral feeding in all patients unable to swallow. These are mostly patients disabled by stroke and cerebral insufficiency or by stomach-, esophagus- and ENT- cancer. The picture shows the inner bumper of the PEG- tube.