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Editorial on the Current Role of Ultrasound

Pediatric Endoscopy, Update 2020

Privatpraxis, Halbinselstraße 55, 88142 Wasserburg, Germany
Medical Department, Helios Klinikum Meiningen, Bergstr. 3, D-98617 Meiningen, Germany
Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
Humanitas Clinical and Research Center-IRCCS-Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Division of Gastroenterology, Via Manzoni 56, 20089 Rozzano (Milan), Italy
Klinik für Innere Medizin I, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Klinikum, 17036 Neubrandenburg, Germany
Med Klinik 2, Caritas-Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Uhlandstr. 7, D-97980 Bad Mergentheim, Germany
Department Allgemeine Innere Medizin (DAIM), Kliniken Hirslanden Beau Site, Salem und Permanence, Schänzlihalde 11, 3013 Bern, Switzerland
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Appl. Sci. 2019, 9(23), 5036;
Received: 7 October 2019 / Revised: 11 November 2019 / Accepted: 15 November 2019 / Published: 22 November 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ultrasound Technology for Clinical Diagnosis and Decisions Making)
Optimal management of pediatric endoscopy requires a multidisciplinary approach. In most hospitals, endoscopy in pediatric patients is performed by conventional gastroenterologists and only a few centers have specialized pediatric gastroenterologists. This is due to the fact that the number of pediatric gastroenterologists is limited and not all of them are experienced in endoscopic techniques. However, there are also some pediatric centers offering a high-quality and high-volume endoscopy service provided by very experienced pediatric gastroenterologists. Up to now, the literature on pediatric endoscopy is rather sparse. In this article, we describe current knowledge and practice of endoscopic procedures in pediatric patients, which should be relevant for both the adult and pediatric gastroenterologists. View Full-Text
Keywords: guidelines; gastroscopy; colonoscopy; EUS; ERCP; celiac sprue; foreign body guidelines; gastroscopy; colonoscopy; EUS; ERCP; celiac sprue; foreign body
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Schreiber-Dietrich, D.; Hocke, M.; Braden, B.; Carrara, S.; Gottschalk, U.; Dietrich, C.F. Pediatric Endoscopy, Update 2020. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 5036.

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Schreiber-Dietrich D, Hocke M, Braden B, Carrara S, Gottschalk U, Dietrich CF. Pediatric Endoscopy, Update 2020. Applied Sciences. 2019; 9(23):5036.

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Schreiber-Dietrich, Dagmar, Michael Hocke, Barbara Braden, Silvia Carrara, Uwe Gottschalk, and Christoph F Dietrich. 2019. "Pediatric Endoscopy, Update 2020" Applied Sciences 9, no. 23: 5036.

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