Dislocation of a gastrostomy tube can lead to serious complications.
Imamura of Aichi Medical University Hospital. On October 21 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology It was published. An 86-year-old female with gastrostomy tube feeding occasionally vomited and complained of stomach tenderness after her doctor changed the tube. Imaging studies showed the end of the gastrostomy tube with the balloon experienced migrated in to the second part of the duodenum. They diagnosed severe pancreatitis and cholangitis secondary to duodenal obstruction. Her family doctor may have inserted the tube too deeply. After the tube was changed, her symptoms improved immediately. Five cases of acute pancreatitis linked to gastrostomy tube migration have been reported.Beneath the orders, ATS may also provide upgrades to the customer’s making systems for an currently existing diagnostic gadget and supply one new system that’ll be dedicated to highly flexible creation of small specialized production lots. The new system will take benefit of ATS’s proprietary programmable conveyance system technology, called Supertrak. The many orders, all received by ATS during the Company’s lately completed first quarter, are scheduled to be delivered over the next 16 weeks. Related StoriesReducing medical center readmissions through Transitional Care: an interview with Rani KhetarpalApplying a top restaurant model to healthcare communications: an interview with Brandi Robinson, SanofiDiabetic retinopathy therapy innovations: an interview with Richard Kirk, CEO of Polyphotonix The medical device industry, and more particularly the self-use diagnostics market, is growing rapidly and because of our specialized single – supply features, ATS is a primary beneficiary of this rapid expansion, said Klaus Woerner, ATS Chief and President Executive Officer.