A 24-year-old female asked:
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is gj tube or a j tube a better option for a gastroparesis patient?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: A g/j tube allows venting of the stomach while feeding the small bowel. The correct tube depends on your situation. Ask your doctor which one is best for you.
Answered on Jan 22, 2014

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