December 21, 2020
We present a new technique for a laparoscopic simplified gastrostomy.
It consists in a double barbed purse-string suture gastrostomy performed
by laparoscopic approach. The results of a pilot group of 4
patients is very satisfying. The percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
still is the most common procedure to create gastrostomy,
despite in the last decade many authors described PEG procedure
with a higher risk of complication compared to laparoscopic approach...