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Analysis of Feeding Tube Aspirates to Confirm Postpyloric Placement in Children

Specialty:

Nutrition
Gastroenterology
Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Examination of an aspirate from a gastrointestinal feeding tube can help identify the location of the tip. This can help reduce the need for a radiographic examination to confirm placement. The authors are from the Childrens' Hospital Michigan, Wayne State University and the St Louis University.

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