Video Endoscopic Sequence 1 of 6.
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
A 78 year-old female that has impaired her swallowing due to a Parkinson disease.
The most common indications for PEG are neurologic conditions associated with impaired swallowing and neoplasms of the oropharynx, larynx and esophagus. Other indications include facial trauma and the need for supplemental feedings in patients with miscellaneous catabolic conditions.
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