Endoscopy in the elderly patient

David A. Greenwald, Lawrence J. Brandt

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Abstract

Gastrointestinal complaints are frequent in elderly patients, and GI endoscopy plays an important diagnostic role in the evaluation of these complaints. Endoscopy is safe in the aged. Therapeutic applications of endoscopy are increasingly being used in the management of a wide variety of GI diseases in the elderly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-43
Number of pages12
JournalProblems in General Surgery
Volume13
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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