Differences in patient outcomes after outpatient GI endoscopy across settings: a statewide matched cohort study

Post written by Meng-Yun Lin, PhD, MPH, from the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Using the Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database and Medicare data, our study compares patient outcomes of outpatient GI endoscopy …

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Effect of video monitor size on polyp detection

Post written by Manol Jovani, MD, MPH, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The focus of this study was to ascertain whether larger monitors could improve the quality of colonoscopies, and whether this could be quantified objectively by an improvement of adenoma detection rates. Many endoscopists and …

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Author Discussion Series- Thomas R. de Wijkerslooth

An original article from the Clinical Endoscopy section of the April issue: “Differences in proximal serrated polyp detection among endoscopists are associated with variability in withdrawal time” by Thomas R. de Wijkerslooth, MD, Esther M. Stoop, MD, Patrick M. Bossuyt, PhD, Kristien M.A.J. Tytgat, MD, PhD, Jan Dees, MD, Elisabeth M.H. Mathus-Vliegen, MD, PhD, Ernst …

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