Changes in efficiency and resource utilization after increasing experience with double balloon enteroscopy.

@article{Patel2013ChangesIE,
  title={Changes in efficiency and resource utilization after increasing experience with double balloon enteroscopy.},
  author={Neal C Patel and William C Palmer and Kanwar Rupinder S Gill and David J Cangemi and Nancy H Diehl and Mark E. Stark},
  journal={World journal of gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={89-94}
}
AIM To investigate changes in efficiency and resource utilization as a single endoscopist's experience increased with each subsequent 100 double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) procedures. METHODS We reviewed consecutive DBE procedures performed by a single endoscopist at our center over 4 years. DBE was employed when the clinician deemed the procedure was needed for disease management. The approach (oral, anal or both) was chosen based on suspected location of the target lesion. All DBE was… CONTINUE READING