Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a surgical procedure used on patients who have difficulty swallowing. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is generally performed in an outpatient facility or hospital. Possible complications with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) include infection or leakage of the liquid diet fed through the tube. Read more: Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Article
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