Gastroenterologist-Directed Propofol: An Update

Douglas K. Rex, Viju Deenadayalu, Emely Eid

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Gastroenterologist directed propofol has been proven safe in more than 220,000 published cases. Administration of low doses of opioid and/or benzodiazepine ("balanced propofol sedation") is the safest format for gastroenterologist directed propofol. Specific training is needed to undertake gastroenterologist directed propofol administration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)717-725
Number of pages9
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008


  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Propofol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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