Complications in colonoscopy.

@article{Schwesinger1979ComplicationsIC,
  title={Complications in colonoscopy.},
  author={Wayne H. Schwesinger and Beth A. Levine and Ren{\'e} Ramos},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  year={1979},
  volume={148 2},
  pages={
          270-81
        }
}
Colonoscopy, when performed for appropriate indications and by experienced, competent personnel, is a remarkably safe procedure. The occasional complications which occur may be the result of pneumatic, mechanical or electrical injuries to the colon or may develop as secondary disorders involving other organ systems. Most complications can be successfully prevented by adequately preparing both the endoscopist and the patient and by avoiding colonoscopy when specific contraindications are present… CONTINUE READING

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