PEG or Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
A PEG tube placement is a non-surgical technique for the placement of a gastrostomy or feeding tube using endoscopic technique which may be used for feeding, medication administration or decompression.
Some indications for a PEG tube include:
A PEG will require moderate sedation and a short recovery period. You should expect to spend two to four hours in the Endoscopy department.