Gastrostomy feeding

Gastrostomy feeding is refeeding by insertion of a feeding tube directly into the stomach.  This procedure is done surgically, under general anesthesia. It may be used in severe cases of anorexia nervosa in which the patient cannot take sufficient foods orally or through Nasogastric (NG) tube.

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