The Endoscopist's Influence on Endoscopic Test Characteristics

Sonnenberg, Amnon; Faigel, Douglas O.
January 2011
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2011, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p10
Academic Journal
The article reports on the influence of endoscopists on the characteristics of the endoscopic examinations. It reports that results of endoscopic procedures of the gastrointestinal tract depend largely on the skill of the endoscopist. It also discusses the characteristics of diagnostic tests in the fractions of true-positive, false-positive, false-negative, and true-negative test results.


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