Complications of surgical endoscopy. A decade of experience from a surgical residency training program.
- Published Article
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1997
Gastrointestinal endoscopy can be performed safely by surgical residents with appropriate supervision. The higher morbidity and mortality of upper endoscopy are most likely related to the underlying disease rather than the procedure. Awareness of common complications and application of appropriate precautions and instruction are critical for minimizing complications.
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