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How a Rock Star’s Bout with Pancreatitis Sparked Interest in Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ProcedureTravis Barker, the drummer for the pop-punk band Blink-182, had a small polyp removed that resulted in damage to a critical pancreatic drainage tube.
Is the Duodenoscope-Associated Infection Rate Higher Than Previously Thought?
Patient SafetyResearchers in the Netherlands calculated a duodenoscope-associated infection risk significantly higher than the generally accepted range, based on reported infections between 2008 and 2018 in the country.
How Often Should IBD Patients Undergo Colonoscopy?
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsColorectal cancer patients who had undergone the surveillance procedure within a year of diagnosis had lower mortality rates than those who did not.
Why 45 is the New 50 for Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsGI endoscopists celebrate updated guidance for colorectal cancer screening to begin at 45.
Physician Surveys Highlight European GI Endoscopy Pain Points
Prevention ChallengesSurvey data published at the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) annual meeting shed light on availability and contamination issues relating to reusable GI endoscopes.