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Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Hands of ORL-HN Surgeon

2016-10-19 02:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

PEG tubes are commonly used to provide nutritional support to patients with head and neck cancer. PEG insertions are typically carried out by gastroenterologists, but also otorhinolaryngologist - head and neck surgeons perform the procedure in some countries. Prospective studies on PEG tube placements in an ORL - HNS service are lacking. The investigators aim was to prospectively evaluate the preformance of ORL - HN surgeons in PEG tube insertions, and analyze the time gains and cost effectiveness achieved of the independency from other specialities.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Head and Neck Cancer

Intervention

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

Status

Completed

Source

Helsinki University

Results (where available)

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