Anesthesia Innovations for Endoscopy of Gastrointestinal Tract

@inproceedings{Amornyotin2015AnesthesiaIF,
  title={Anesthesia Innovations for Endoscopy of Gastrointestinal Tract},
  author={Somchai Amornyotin},
  year={2015}
}
Gastrointestinal endoscopy (GIE) is a procedure for diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal tract abnormalities. This procedure requires some forms of anesthe‐ sia. The goal of procedural anesthesia is safe, effective control of pain and anxiety, as well as an appropriate degree of memory loss or reduced awareness. Generally, the majority of GIE procedures are performed by using topical anesthesia and intravenous sedation. General anesthesia is carried out in long and invasive procedures… CONTINUE READING
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