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PEG Tubes Worsen Quality of Life in Patients Who Have Had a Stroke


Aug 15, 2005 ... In the second trial (PEG versus nasogastric feeding), patients were randomized to enteral feeding via PEG tube (n = 162) or nasogastric tube (n ...

Enteral tube feeding for dysphagic stroke patients. - NCBI


Feb 12, 2015 ... Enteral tube feeding for dysphagic stroke patients. ... or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), are commonly used to provide nutrition, ...

SIGN Guideline 119: Management of Patients with Stroke ...


Poor nutritional status post stroke increases length of hospital stay and risk of ... nutritional improvement is less than with PEG feeding; that patients receive less ...

Approach for PEG tube placement in stroke patients - NECC


a Patient Advocate for PEG Tube ... The feeding test-as they grandly called ... Therapies for Dysphagia After. Stroke. • Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation.

To Tube or Not to Tube - The Hospitalist


Aug 1, 2006 ... Deciding whether or not to recommend PEG tube feeding can be ... about nutrition and hydration by PEG tube will occur between patients, families, ... PEG tube feeding is a neurological disorder such as a stroke.3 PEG tube ...

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding ... - Patient


PEG feeding is used where patients cannot maintain adequate nutrition with oral ... in patients with acute stroke, gastrostomy feeding should be considered at 14 ...

Stroke Recovery - Feeding Tube Placement - Verywell


Apr 18, 2016 ... Stroke can lead to severe enough difficulty swallowing to require the temporary, ... Gastric tubes: Also known as G tube or PEG tube, the gastric tube is a ... Placing a permanent feeding tube in a comatose patient who has ...

Guideline clinical nutrition in patients with stroke | Experimental ...


Dec 1, 2013 ... It is not yet clear which stroke patients will benefit from tube feeding. .... that compare nasogastric tube feeding and PEG feeding after stroke.

Swallowing problems | Stroke Association


Swallowing problems are very common after a stroke. Almost ... If you're not getting enough food or water, your stroke team may talk to you about tube feeding.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) | ACG Patients


What are the medical indications for a PEG? A PEG should be ... What is the medical procedure for placing a PEG tube? ... How is a PEG tube used for feeding?

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Survival Estimates for Patients with Abnormal Swallowing Studies


Of stroke patients with swallowing difficulties, 45% to 68% are dead within 6 ..... survival between patients fed via the PEG route, versus no tube feedings.

Long-term outcome of percutaneous endoscopic ... - Age and Ageing


patients who received percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding for dysphagia due to ... term outcome of PEG feeding after dysphagic stroke is.

PEG tube feeding after stroke does not improve survival and may ...


May 7, 2010 ... Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding. BMJ 2010; 340 ... randomised trials which compared outcomes in stroke patients fed via