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PEG Tube Placement
PEG Tube Placement (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) Procedure overview A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube is a feeding tube that is surgically placed through your abdomen into your stomach. During this procedure, your surgeon uses a lighted flexible scope called an endoscope. The endoscope allows your surgeon to see inside your stomach as the procedure is being performed. The PEG tube stays in your stomach for months or years to allow you to receive fluids, medicines, and nutrition wh...