Outcome of direct percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube placement for nutritional support in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Critical Care
  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Jejunostomy
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Treatment Outcome

abstract

  • Direct PEJ placement is a safe and reliable device that can be successfully placed in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients. With this procedure, all patients can meet their nutritional requirements and eliminate the need for TPN.

publication date

  • December 2001

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/jcrc.2001.30667

PubMed ID

  • 11815903

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 178

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 16

number

  • 4