feeding tube insertions

an adult nasogastric (NG tube) are placed while you are in bed. It goes through your nose and down into your stomach. You will have an x-ray of your chest and stomach to make sure the tube is in place.

gastrostomy tubes (G-tubes) are placed through the abdominal wall into the stomach in the interventional radiology department. This is done by specially trained doctors,nurses and technologist.

a feeding tube insertion may be done in part using a procedure called endoscopy. This is a way of looking inside the body using a flexible tube with a small camera on the end of it. The endoscope is inserted through your mouth and down your esophagus, which leads to the stomach.

fetal assessment unit

where ultrasound imaging of the developing baby prior to birth is done at KGH