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A risk stratifying tool to facilitate safe late-stage percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in ALS

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Background: The safety of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients with significant respiratory compromise has been questioned. Objectives: To review the characteristics of an ALS clinic patient cohort undergoing PEG, and the introduction of a risk stratification tool with procedural adaptations for higher-risk individuals. Methods: Patients undergoing PEG insertion were analysed (n=1... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1080/21678421.2016.1274330

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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
243-248
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-12-13
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EISSN:
2167-9223
ISSN:
2167-8421
Pubs id:
pubs:665097
URN:
uri:7a6799a3-a1a7-46eb-a57f-a62be37e8499
UUID:
uuid:7a6799a3-a1a7-46eb-a57f-a62be37e8499
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pubs:665097
Paper number:
3-4

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