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Table. 1.

Patient Characterisitics

Patient Sex Age (yr) Diagnosis RIG dwell time (day) Device Complication Outcome
1 M 73 Unknown primary, obstructing neck node metastases 19 Mic-Key G-tube 12 Fr None Died with tube in situ
2 M 77 Laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma 59 Mic-Key G-tube 12 Fr None Removed after 2 mo due to improved swallow
3 M 82 Right piriform fossa tumour 120 Mic-Key G-tube 12 Fr Site soreness, managed with oral paracetamol Tube changed at another hospital (reasons not specified), but same tract used till death
4 M 84 Laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma 70 Halyard Push PEG 16 Fr None Still alive with same tube, mixed oral and RIG feeding
5 M 50 Supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma 12 Cook Entuit 14 Fr None Still alive undergoing treatment

RIG, radiologically inserted gastrostomy; M, male; PEG, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.

Int J Gastrointest Interv 2021;10:12~16 https://doi.org/10.18528/ijgii190013
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