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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Problems in General Surgery|
|State||Published - Sep 1 1996|
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