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Verification of Correct Positioning of a Gastric Tube by Ultrasonography

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

Summary

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

Conditions

Insertion of a Nasogastric Tube

Intervention

ultrasonography, pulmonary radiography

Location

CHU Dijon Bourgogne
Dijon
France
21079

Status

Terminated

Source

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon

Results (where available)

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

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