The History of the PEG

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One of the most common procedures that surgeons and gastroenterologists perform is a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (PEG tube). But have you ever wondered how this procedure and the PEG tube were invented? Check out our latest podcast with the co-creator of the PEG tube, Dr. Jeff Ponsky to hear a story about endoscopes, surgical innovation, and Jeff. Host: Rodrigo Gerardo

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