Gastrointestinal endoscopy: past and future

Sivak, M. V.
August 2006
Gut;Aug2006, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p1061
Academic Journal
The article presents information on technological developments related to gastrointestinal endoscopy. In this regard, one major technical development is endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS). EUS is an advanced technique, which will help in future innovation. EUS has not been universally accepted by non-gastroenterologists, because it is very costly, and has a narrow focus. Endoscopic research requires funding by the government. More gastroenterologists need to be trained for endoscopic research.


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