If you can’t eat and drink enough through your mouth and have normal digestive processes to maintain good nutrition, a gastrostomy provides nutritional support. The procedure inserts a hollow tube — also called a “G-tube” — into your stomach to deliver nutrients.
The interventional radiology experts at the University of Miami Health System are experts in performing these procedures to help you receive proper nutrition.
Why Choose UHealth?
Expert care from highly trained interventional radiologists. Our interventional radiologists and radiology specialists are experts in a variety of minimally invasive procedures — everything from treatments to clear blocked blood vessels to advanced cancer therapies like NanoKnife®.
Leading-edge imaging care in South Florida. Our doctors are also researchers discovering new ways to improve diagnosis and treatment. That means you can get some of today’s most promising advancements through clinical trials. You benefit from the latest developments that are fast-tracked from the lab to the bedside.