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Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes For Enteral Feeding In Adult Patients Following Head and Neck Radiation: Guidelines

Last updated: November 7, 2016
Project Number: RB1034-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the appropriate bore size of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes for enteral feeding in adult patients following head and neck radiation?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the appropriate bore size of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes for enteral feeding in adult patients following head and neck radiation.