J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2021 Jun 22. Epub 2021 Jun 22.
Faculty of Medicine, University Children's Hospital, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia KidZ Health Castle UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood "G. Barresi"- University of Messina, Italy Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE Digestive Endoscopy and Surgery Unit, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital IRCCS, Rome. Italy University Lille, CHU Lille, Infinite U1286, Lille, F-59000, France Children's Hospital Zagreb, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Zagreb Croatia, University J.J. Strossmayer, School of Medicine, Osijek, Croatia Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK Université Libre de Bruxelles, Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola, Belgium University Children's Hospital Basel, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, University of Basel, Switzerland Maternal and Child Health Department, Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy Centro Hospitalar S. João, Porto, Portugal.
Background: The ESPGHAN position paper from 2015 on percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) required updating in the light of recent clinical knowledge and data published in medical journals since 2014.
Methods: A systematic review of medical literature from 2014 to 2020 was carried out. Consensus on the content of the manuscript, including recommendations, was achieved by the authors through electronic and virtual means. Read More