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Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is an endoscopic medical procedure in which a tube (PEG tube) is passed into a patient's stomach through the abdominal wall, most commonly to provide a means of feeding when oral intake is not adequate (for example, because of dysphagia or sedation)

Additional Resources

 

https://www.asge.org/home/for-patients/patient-information/understanding-peg

 

https://gi.org/topics/percutaneous-endoscopic-gastrostomy-peg/

 

Spanish Resources

https://www.asge.org/home/for-patients/patient-information/c%C3%B3mo-comprender-la-gastrostom%C3%ADa-endosc%C3%B3pica-percut%C3%A1nea