Monitoring equipment for endoscopy

Klaus T. Gottlieb, Subhas Banerjee, Bradley A. Barth, Yasser M. Bhat, David J. Desilets, John T. Maple, Patrick R. Pfau, Douglas K. Pleskow, Uzma D. Siddiqui, Jeffrey L. Tokar, Amy Wang, Louis Michel Wong Kee Song, Sarah A. Rodriguez

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Abstract

A wide range of monitoring equipment is available to support the use of sedation with GI endoscopy. Although direct benefit is unproven, many of these devices have become standard operating equipment. Electronic monitoring should supplement attentive clinical monitoring but is not a substitute for it. With the proliferation of infusion pumps, monitors, and other devices that are able to sound alarms, desensitization and alarm fatigue may occur. The use of capnography has been proposed for moderate sedation, but its utility in routine endoscopic procedures remains unproven.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-180
Number of pages6
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2013

Keywords

  • BIS
  • ECG
  • EEG
  • bispectral index
  • electrocardiographic
  • electroencephalographic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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    Gottlieb, K. T., Banerjee, S., Barth, B. A., Bhat, Y. M., Desilets, D. J., Maple, J. T., Pfau, P. R., Pleskow, D. K., Siddiqui, U. D., Tokar, J. L., Wang, A., Wong Kee Song, L. M., & Rodriguez, S. A. (2013). Monitoring equipment for endoscopy. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 77(2), 175-180. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2012.09.028