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Complications of Sedation for Endoscopy

Daniel J. Bjorkman, MD, MSPH(HAS), SM(Epid.)   Major complications occurred in 1 out of 10,000 procedures in a large prospective study.   Most adverse events during endoscopy are due to sedation. To prospectively assess risk for complications during endoscopy, researchers analyzed data from more than 350,000 endoscopies conducted across dozens of centers in Germany.   Sedation was... Read more..