Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Direct Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy: High Completion Rates with Selective Use of a Long Drainage Access Needle

Table 1

Indications for DPEJ insertion in our cohort of patients.

Case descriptionNumber

Oesophageal malignancy, incurable1
Gastric malignancy, incurable10
Pancreatic malignancy, incurable3
Oesophageal malignancy, postoperative recurrence5
Gastric malignancy, postoperative recurrence4
Upper GI malignancy, postoperative malnutrition4
Postoperative malnutrition (benign disease)3
Acute cerebrovascular disease (stomach resected)3
Gastric dysmotility3
Cerebral palsy2
Pancreatitis2

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