Challenges in meeting fellowship procedural guidelines in pediatric therapeutic endoscopy and liver biopsy.

@article{Lerner2014ChallengesIM,
  title={Challenges in meeting fellowship procedural guidelines in pediatric therapeutic endoscopy and liver biopsy.},
  author={Diana G Lerner and B U K Li and Peter Mamula and Douglas S. Fishman and Robert M Kramer and Vi Lier Goh and Khalil I El-Chammas and Scott P. Pentiuk and Robert J. Rothbaum and Bhaskar Gurrum and Riad Rahhal and Praveen S Goday and Bernadette E Vitola},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={27-33}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to assess the opportunities for therapeutic endoscopy, liver biopsies, and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) placements available to fellows during a 3-year pediatric gastroenterology fellowship, and to evaluate access to ancillary procedural-training opportunities. METHODS Data were collected from 12 pediatric gastroenterology fellowship programs in the United States. Procedures completed in the years 2009-2011 were queried using CPT codes and… CONTINUE READING