Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy – Too often? Too late? Who are the right patients for gastrostomy?
Christoph G Dietrich, Medical Clinic, Bethlehem-Gesundheitszentrum Stolberg/Rhld., Stolberg D-52222, Germany
Konrad Schoppmeyer, Medical Clinic II, Euregio-Klinik Nordhorn, Nordhorn D-48529, Germany
Author contributions: Dietrich CG developed the concept of this review, and both authors wrote the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Christoph G Dietrich, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Med. Klinik, Bethlehem-Gesundheitszentrum Stolberg/Rhld., Steinfeldstr. 5, Stolberg D-52222, Germany. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 4, 2020
Peer-review started: January 4, 2020
First decision: March 21, 2020
Revised: April 30, 2020
Accepted: May 15, 2020
Article in press: May 15, 2020
Published online: May 28, 2020