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Risk Factors of McSweeney et al for Complications Following Placement of a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube in a Pediatric Patient

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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McSweeney et al identified risk factors for complications in pediatric patients following placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center.

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