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Urgent pediatric endoscopy:example of a collaborative model
Lorenzo Norsa MD, PhD
Epatologia Gastroenterologia e Trapianti pediatrici ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII Bergamo
Urgent endoscopy in children has specific indications. Thereal proportion of this problem has not been studied yet. Arecent survey of SIGENP showed that more than a quarterof paediatric endoscopy unit could not provide a 24-hourservice. A French collaborative regional model hasdemonstrated his adequacy in providing urgent endoscopyfor a highly populated region. This organization modelcould be exported also in other countries.