Appropriateness of upper-GI endoscopy: an Italian survey on behalf of the Italian Society of Digestive Endoscopy.

@article{Hassan2007AppropriatenessOU,
  title={Appropriateness of upper-GI endoscopy: an Italian survey on behalf of the Italian Society of Digestive Endoscopy.},
  author={Cesare Hassan and Gianluca Bersani and Luigi Buri and Angelo Zullo and Marcello Anti and Maria Antonia Bianco and Emilio di Giulio and Leonardo Ficano and Sergio Morini and Giovanni Di Matteo and Piero Loriga and Vincenzo Pietropaolo and Livio Cipolletta and Guido Costamagna},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={767-74}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Open-access endoscopy allows physicians to directly schedule endoscopic procedures for their patients without prior consultation. An evaluation of both appropriateness and diagnostic yield of endoscopic procedures is critical when assessing the costs and benefits of endoscopy in an open-access setting. The aim of this Italian… CONTINUE READING