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Table. 1.

Accepted and Data-Supported Indications for Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Variable Indications
Cancer Head and neck cancer
Pharyngeal cancer
Esophageal cancer
Cancer with mechanical or functional bowel obstrction (PEG used as a decompression measure)
Neurological disorders Cerebrovascular disease
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Parkinson’s disease
Cerebral tumor
Cerebral palsy
Multiple sclerosis
Severe brain damage from various reasons (trauma, persistent vegetative state, psychomental retardation, etc.)
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