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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.