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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with gastrostomy

From: Gastrostomy for infants with severe epidermolysis bullosa simplex in neonatal intensive care

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5 Patient 6 Patient 7 Patient 8 Patient 9
Sex Male Female Female Male Male Female Male Male Female
Genetic mutation KRT14 KRT5 KRT14 + KRT5 KRT5 KRT5 KRT5 ND KRT5 KRT 14
Birth weight (g) 3190 (53rd centile) 2940 (25th centile) 2830 (5th centile) 3040 (60th centile) 3000 (19th centile) 2360 (53rd centile) 3600 (50th centile) 2590 (2nd centile) 4140 g (99th centile)
Hospitalisation length (months) 2 5 7 4.5 5 4 6 4.5 7
Gastrostomy technique Endoscopy (pull) Endoscopy (pull) Endoscopy (pull) Surgery Endoscopy (pull) Surgery Surgery Surgery Endoscopic (pull)
Age at gastrostomy 1 month 13 days 3 months 25 days 8 months 2 months 2 months 11 days 5 months 4 months 3 months 4 months
Weight at gastrostomy (g) 3500 4500 6000 4850 4000 4250 5010 3300 4030 g
Age at gastrostomy withdrawal 12 months 15 months 7 days 6 years 3 months 36 months 20 months No withdrawal 39 months 36 months 6 years 9 months
Complications GERD granuloma tissue vomiting oral disorders GERD vomiting GERD oral disorders GERD vomiting granuloma tissue Oral disorders Oral disorders GERD vomiting oral disorders GERD vomiting granuloma tissue leaking oral disorders GERD
  1. Summary of demographic, genetic and gastrostomy information
  2. GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease, ND not determined