Minor adverse events of colonoscopy on ambulatory patients: the impact of moderate sedation.

@article{Baudet2009MinorAE,
  title={Minor adverse events of colonoscopy on ambulatory patients: the impact of moderate sedation.},
  author={Juan Salvador Baudet and Dacil D{\'i}az-Bethencourt and Juan Avil{\'e}s and Armando Aguirre-Ja{\'i}me},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={656-61}
}
BACKGROUND Minor complications in colonoscopy, such as pain, distension, headache, dizziness, etc. are an important cause for the rejection of colonoscopy procedure. Their incidence, however, has not been established. OBJECTIVE To determine minor complication rates in outpatient colonoscopy procedures and the effect of sedation on these complications. PATIENTS A prospective randomized cohort study was performed on 1250 adults selected randomly among patients referred to our endoscopy unit… CONTINUE READING