P Serrano, A Velloso, P P García-Luna, J L Pereira, Z Fernádez, M J Ductor, D Castro, J Tejero, J Fraile, H Romero
We describe the first two cases in which percutaneous endoscopic gastrojejunostomy was used as a means to provide enteral nutrition in severe hypermesis gravidarum. The use of this method of enteral access provided an alternative to parenteral nutrition, was well tolerated, cost-effective and had no major complications. In both cases the nutritional goal for mothers as well as appropriate fetal growth and development were achieved.
June 1998: Clinical Nutrition: Official Journal of the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition