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BAPS webinar on Gastrostomy & Gastrojejunostomy

A webinar aimed at Clinicians and nursing teams involved in the placement of gastrostomy and gastrojejunostomy devices and their subsequent management. We have a broad base faculty from all over the UK and the USA, including the founder of the PEG tube Dr Jeffery Ponsky. Topics will include the PEG tube , Laparoscopic assisted gastrostomy, T fastener insertion methods as well as radiological placement. We will have a senior nursing panel to discuss post-operative management, as well as hearing from parents and patients on their experiences.

08 Sep

4:30 pm


Virtual, 8th September 2021

The aim of this webinar is to cover aspects of enteral feeding devices from gastrostomy to jejunostomy and to discuss techniques of insertion and pitfalls, as well as how to manage the devices post operatively in both hospital and in the community. We will hear from clinicians, Device manufacturers as well as Nurses, Patients and parents.

BAPS webinar on Gastrostomy & Gastrojejunostomy Resources – British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

1. Introduction


2. The Evolution of the Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

Jeffrey Ponsky Cleveland Clinic Ohio ; Todd Ponsky ,Cincinnati University Children’s Hospital


3. The laparoscopic assisted Button

Alex Lee, John Radcliffe Hospital , Oxford ; David Wilkinson, Manchester Children’s Hospital


4. The Endoscopic Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy

Sean Marven , Sheffield Children’s Hospital


5. T – fastener percutaneous gastrostomy / GJ device (avanos)

Simon Clarke , Chelsea and Westminster/ Imperial College Hospital

Mark chadwick , Vygon




7. The Radiological PEG Kish Minas Great Ormond Street Hospital


8. After removing a Gastrostomy – how long should we wait before closing formally?

Clare Rees –Imperial college Hospital/ Chelsea and Westminster


9. Questions for speakers on Devices and technique


10. Delivering Patient information on gastrostomy Oxford ; Birmingham ; Mark Smith (


11. Nurse led Session : The Gastrostomy pathway: pre & post op

Justine Weight CNS , Chelsea & Westminster, London ; Michelle Moseley CNS , Birmingham Children’s Hospital ; Catherine Paxton CNS, Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh; Louise Paterson CNS Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow


12. Living with a Gastrostomy : The Patient & Parents viewpoint


13. Closing questions and comments

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