The Nasogastric Tube in the Thorax after Gastric Pull Up!

DOI: 10.4236/ojanes.2012.22009   PDF   HTML   XML   5,143 Downloads   8,618 Views   Citations

Abstract

Although nasogastric tube (NGT) is a simple procedure, the blind placement of nasogastric feeding tubes is not without risks. Chest radiogram is done to confirm the correct position of the NGT. We report a case where radiography could not be confirmatory for the correct position of the tube in a specific group of patients.

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P. Khanna, R. Garg and A. Chirom Singh, "The Nasogastric Tube in the Thorax after Gastric Pull Up!," Open Journal of Anesthesiology, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 36-37. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2012.22009.

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