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Use of 3D printing to create a bespoke repair of a Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube in patient unfit for surgical replacement

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  • Contributors KJOS and BL drafted the original manuscript. KJOS, AOS and LOS were responsible for the design and manufacture of the sealing device. NP, BL and JG were the responsible clinical staff for the patient concerned. CD helped to prepare the manuscript.

  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Presented at The contents of this manuscript were presented in abbreviated form as a poster at the Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2017.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors KJOS and BL drafted the original manuscript. KJOS, AOS and LOS were responsible for the design and manufacture of the sealing device. NP, BL and JG were the responsible clinical staff for the patient concerned. CD helped to prepare the manuscript.

  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Presented at The contents of this manuscript were presented in abbreviated form as a poster at the Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2017.

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