Modifications in endoscopic practice for pediatric patients.

  title={Modifications in endoscopic practice for pediatric patients.},
  author={Jenifer R. Lightdale and Ruben Daniel Acosta and Amandeep K. Shergill and Vinay Chandrasekhara and Krishnavel V. Chathadi and Dayna Early and John A Evans and Robert Fanelli and Deborah A Fisher and Lisa Fonkalsrud and Joo Ha Hwang and Mouen Kashab and V Raman Muthusamy and Shabana Pasha and John Robinson Saltzman and Brooks D Cash},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={79 5},
We recommend that endoscopy in children be performed by pediatric-trained endoscopists whenever possible. We recommend that adult-trained endoscopists coordinate their services with pediatricians and pediatric specialists when they are needed to perform endoscopic procedures in children. We recommend that endoscopy be performed within 24 hours in symptomatic pediatric patients with known or suspected ingestion of caustic substances. We recommend emergent foreign-body removal of esophageal… CONTINUE READING
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