11 patient evaluations for PEG-Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

Feb 1, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Barrett's esophagus)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for esophageal dysphagia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for gastroesophageal reflux disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 23, 2014 (Started Jan 19, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for choking on food)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: My wife does the feeding for me, I sometimes eat a few bites of chicken and/or mashed potatoes. Don't eat much by mouth nowadays.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 19, 2011 (Started Jun 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: now use it most of my nutrition

Jan 12, 2011 (Started Jun 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: Started to use as a supplement to eating

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Jun 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:
Advice & Tips: Glad I got it early, but only use it when I was sick or really tired.

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