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To Be Or Knot To Be: A Rare Case Of Nasogastric Tube Knotting
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Muzna Iftikhar MI. To Be Or Knot To Be: A Rare Case Of Nasogastric Tube Knotting. JRMC [Internet]. 2020 Mar. 28 [cited 2022 Dec. 1];24(1). Available from: http://www.journalrmc.com/index.php/JRMC/article/view/1165

Abstract

Nasogastric tube is a commonly used medium of enteral nutrition and gastric decompression in both medical and surgical patients. Nasogastric tube knotting is a rare complication with only a handful of cases found in literature. We report a case of a functional nasogastric tube that was discovered knotted upon removal and extracted safely under sedation.

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