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Gastrostomy Insertion

Gastrostomy Insertion

Gastrostomy Insertion

Hans-Ulrich Laasch
Hans-Ulrich Laasch
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 05 Jul 2018
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Last updated: 09 Jul 2018

Reference: 190628

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This session describes the different techniques of siting a gastrostomy feeding tube and the advantages and limitations of these approaches. It also illustrates some complications and how to avoid them.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the indications for gastrostomy insertion
• Distinguish between the different options for tube placement and the advantages of the different techniques
• Advise on patient preparation
• Recognise common complications
Hans-Ulrich Laasch

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Hans-Ulrich Laasch
on behalf of Health Education England

Hans-Ulrich Laasch Dr. med, MRCP, FRCR
Clinical Director of Radiology

Hans-Ulrich did his medical training at the University of Ulm in Germany, culminating with a medical doctorate with honours in 1991. He worked as a house and senior house officer in hospitals in the NW of England and Ulm before becoming Specialist Registrar in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Manchester in 1995. Hans-Ulrich became a COOK Fellow in Interventional Radiology at the South Manchester University Hospitals whilst training in interventional GI-procedures and gaining accreditation as outlined by the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG). He has also trained and supervised medical registrars in endoscopic procedures. In 2005 he moved to Christies hospital where he set up the interventional GI service in-house and is now Clinical Director of Radiology. Hans-Ulrich has published many research papers and has a strong interest in education within the specialities of radiology and general medicine.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.75 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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