Articles tagged with "PEG"

PEG Dependence May Inhibit Swallowing Post-Irradiation

Does percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) use cause dysphagia in head and neck cancer patients? Background: PEG use is common in patients who undergo radiotherapy for head and neck cancer to maintain weight and nutrition during treatment. However, the true effect of PEG use on weight maintenance and its potential impact on long-term dysphagia outcomes have […]