Parents often bring their children to the emergency department for adverse events with their child's gastrostomy tube or button. This review will discuss the possible complications and the methods to handle them.
Professor of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; and Associate Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
The author, faculty, and staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity and their spouses/life partners (if any) have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity.
Reprints: Susan Fuchs, MD, Division of Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, 225 East Chicago Ave, Box 62, Chicago, IL 60611 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).