Quality Indicators for Endoscopic Ultrasonography

Jacobson, Brian C.; Chak, Amitabh; Hoffman, Brenda; Baron, Todd H.; Cohen, Jonathan; Deal, Stephen E.; Mergener, Klaus; Petersen, Bret T.; Petrini, John L.; Safdi, Michael A.; Faigel, Douglas O.; Pike, Irving M.
April 2006
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2006, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p898
Academic Journal
The article provides information about the quality indicators that are particular to endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS). Preprocedural indicators include the proper indications that are provided before performance of EUS. Intraprocedural indicator include the documentation of the appearance of relevant structures specific for EUS indication. Postprocedural indicator include the measurement of the incidence of pancreatitis after EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration of the pancreas.


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