Malecot tube

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


What procedure did this patient have?


Name the catheter

Gastrostomy tube. This is a Malecot tube: a rubber catheter used to develop a tract for first 6 weeks. It will be replaced with a gastrostomy tube with a balloon.

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Case information

rID: 27127
Published: 21st Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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