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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 22, Issue 12, Pages 987-991
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/530109
Original Article

Local Infection after Placement of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes: A Prospective Study Evaluating Risk Factors

Y Zopf,1 P Konturek,1 A Nuernberger,1 J Maiss,1 J Zenk,2 H Iro,2 EG Hahn,1 and D Schwab3

1Department of Medicine, Friedrich–Alexander-University, Erlangen, Waldstrasse 1, Germany
2Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Friedrich–Alexander–University, Erlangen, Waldstrasse 1, Germany
3Department of Medicine II, Martha–Maria Hospital, Stadenstraße, Nuremberg, Germany

Received 25 July 2008; Accepted 5 October 2008

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How to Cite this Article

Y Zopf, P Konturek, A Nuernberger, et al., “Local Infection after Placement of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes: A Prospective Study Evaluating Risk Factors,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 987-991, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/530109.