Recommendations of the ESGE workshop on the ethics of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placement for nutritional support: First European Symposium on Ethics in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Kos, Greece, June 2002

A. Kruse, J. J. Misiewicz*, T. Rokkas, H. Hammer, Y. Niv, M. Allison, E. Kouroumalis, D. Campbell

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Abstract

Use defined clinical criteria for offering or withholding PEG. Recommendations should be made by a multidisciplinary team. Obtain valid informed consent whenever possible. The patient's wishes are paramount at all times. Adjust practice to local laws and cultural traditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)778-780
Number of pages3
JournalEndoscopy
Volume35
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2003
Externally publishedYes

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