Safety of non-anaesthesiologist-administered propofol sedation in ERCP.

  title={Safety of non-anaesthesiologist-administered propofol sedation in ERCP.},
  author={Haider Ali Khan and Muhammad Ovais Umar and Hamama Tul-Bushra and Gul Nisar and Muhammad Fawad Bilal and Shifa Umar},
  journal={Arab journal of gastroenterology : the official publication of the Pan-Arab Association of Gastroenterology},
  volume={15 1},
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Propofol is increasingly being used for sedation purposes during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). This study aimed to evaluate the safety of non-anaesthesiologist administration of propofol (NAAP) during therapeutic ERCP. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients, who underwent ERCP at Centre for Liver and Digestive Diseases, Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi, were included in the study. Propofol sedation was administered by a physician who was a non… CONTINUE READING
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