Sites impacted by endoscopy-related injuries differ by sex

Endoscopy-related injury was prevalent among gastroenterologists, with significant sex-based differences in specific sites, according to a study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.“Our results highlight the importance of training and education of all GI in ergonomics from early career stages, as well as the critical need for endoscopes with better ergonomic design to help reduce [endoscopy-related injury (ERI)],” Swati Pawa, MD, from the section of gastroenterology and hepatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and colleaguesRead More

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