Reynaldo Geerken

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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) undergoing endoscopy with sedation are considered by practitioners to be at a higher risk for cardiopulmonary complications. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the safety of conscious sedation in patients with OSA undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Case Report There is scant literature describing inadvertent ingestion of insects visualized during endoscopy.1,2 Previously described insects include ants, wasps, bees, yellow jackets, and cockroaches. We present a case of a 55-year-old male with a normal colonoscopy except for the discovery of a lifeless winged insect between folds of the transverse colon(More)
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