[PDF] Open-access endoscopy

Source:
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Publisher:
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Publication date:
09 April 2015

Abstract

This document discusses issues that may arise in the use of open-access endoscopy (OAE):

  • (1) appropriateness of referral,
  • (2) patient acceptance and preparedness for endoscopy,
  • (3) informed consent,
  • (4) diagnostic yield of the endoscopy, and
  • (5) assurance of appropriate follow-up.