Continuing Medical Education Questions: November 2022
Article Title: Quality Indicators for Capsule Endoscopy and Deep Enteroscopy
After this activity, the participant will be able to identify the quality indicators in practicing and reporting capsule endoscopy and deep enteroscopy.
Which 1 of the following is the leading quality indicator in a capsule endoscopy practice?
- A. The frequency of recommending an appropriate management plan based on the capsule findings
- B. The frequency of performing capsule endoscopy in a timely manner after a suspected small bowel bleed and not repeating previous endoscopy and colonoscopy procedures
- C. The frequency of testing for luminal patency before performing capsule endoscopy
- D. The frequency of performing endoscopic capsule placement
Which of the following is an appropriate indication for capsule endoscopy with a potential high yield?
- A. Iron deficiency anemia without evidence of gastrointestinal bleeding
- B. Abdominal pain
- C. Abnormal small bowel imaging with a suspected small bowel tumor
- D. Malabsorption
A 67-year-old man, who was diagnosed with occult gastrointestinal bleeding, is referred for deep enteroscopy after a capsule endoscopy suggested 2 angiodysplasias oozing blood at 53% of small bowel transit time. Which one of the following decisions could improve the overall quality of the practice?
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- A. A review of his previous endoscopy and colonoscopy
- B. Asking the patient to hold his anticoagulant before the procedure
- C. Proceeding with retrograde deep enteroscopy
- D. Performing deep enteroscopy within 7 days of capsule endoscopy