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Indications for Jejunostomy Tube Placement in a Patient with Diabetic Gastroparesis

Specialty:

Nutrition
Gastroenterology
Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Most diabetic patients with gastroparesis do not require nutritional support. However, some patients may require enteral nutrition. Several findings can help identify a patient who may benefit from placement of a jejunostomy tube for enteral nutrition.

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