When is a gastrostomy tube indicated in the treatment of congenital myopathies?

Updated: Mar 11, 2019
  • Author: Matthew Harmelink, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Answer

A gastrostomy tube is sometimes needed for newborns with feeding difficulties. However, given the trend for many babies to improve over months to a few years, this is not necessarily a permanent issue.


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