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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