Q&A: Why ERCP Is So Critical to Effective GI Care

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedure
The risk of infection from inadequate endoscope reprocessing is relatively low, but there is a risk nonetheless – which has sparked much discussion around endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and patient safety. Dr. Mark Gromski says research needs to drive future attention to cross-contamination.

How Endoscopy is Evolving to Treat Gastrointestinal Trauma

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedure
Surgical management remains the primary way to treat acutely ill patients, but endoscopic tools and techniques have been adapted for use in diagnosing and managing biliary, pancreatic and luminal trauma.

Should Endoscopists Train Like Athletes?

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedure
An overview of ergonomics challenges and available resources for GI physicians struggling with endoscopy-related injury or pain.

Women in Endoscopy: Addressing Ergonomics Challenges

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedure
Ergonomics challenges in the GI suite require a comprehensive solution, particularly for women. Short-term remedies can help and are available.

DDW 2021 Recap: Is It Time to Switch to Single-Use for ERCP?

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Procedure
Physicians debate the use of new technology to address infection prevention challenges in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP).