Verification of Correct Positioning of a Gastric Tube by Ultrasonography

2016-08-16 10:08:21 | BioPortfolio


There are several ways to verify the correct positioning of a gastric tube. Radiography is considered the reference method. The use of ultrasonography could diminish the number of radiographies necessary. The hypothesis of this research is that gastric ultrasonography performed during insertion of the tube is a reliable examination to check the correct positioning of gastric tubes in intensive care.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label


Insertion of a Nasogastric Tube


ultrasonography, pulmonary radiography


CHU Dijon Bourgogne




Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-16T10:08:21-0400

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