Indications for Selected Medical and Surgical Procedures - A Literature Review and Ratings of Appropriateness: Coronary Angiography
Jan 1, 1986
Diagnostic Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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This report contains a review of the published literature on the diagnostic use of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy from the procedure's introduction in the 1960s through 1981. In addition, it includes data on its findings, complications, costs, efficacy, utilization, and indications. It rates the appropriateness of each indication, and provides a medical record abstraction form and guidelines for its use.
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