Submitted for Publication: November 26, 2014; final revision received January 14, 2015; accepted February 6, 2015.
Published Online: March 19, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2015.0279.
Study concept and design: Tuckett, Sheahan.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: O’Shea, Byrne, Tuckett, O’Leary, Sheahan.
Drafting of the manuscript: Tuckett, O’Leary, Sheahan.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: O’Shea, Byrne, Tuckett, Sheahan.
Statistical analysis: Sheahan.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Byrne, Tuckett.
Study supervision: O’Leary, Sheahan.
Final approval of the article: O’Shea, Sheahan.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Additional Contributions: We thank Ann Hevers, BSc, and Linda Perrott, BSc, Nutrition and Dietetics Department, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, for maintenance of our database of gastrostomy patients.