International Journal of Pediatrics / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Literature Review Comparing Laparoscopic and Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomies in a Pediatric Population

Table 1

A summary of the reports found in the literature describing complications after minimally invasive gastrostomy in children using two different techniques, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) or Video-Assisted Gastrostomy (VAG) or laparoscopic gastrostomy.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy PEGVideo-Assisted Gastrostomy VAGStatistics

Number of children reported, 3304 1027
Number of gastrointestinal complications 42(1, 27%) 0
Number of publications, four publications reported both PEG and VAG. Total: 54 publications3119

Statistical method: test.

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