- The percutaneous gastrostomy tube (PEG) is commonly indicated in:
- patients with impaired ability to tolerate PO for caloric supplementation, hydration, frequent enteral medication dosing
- oropharyngeal or esophageal obstruction
- major facial trauma
- passive gastric decompression
- mechanical apposition of the stomach to the abdominal wall to prevent hiatal herniation.
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