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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 27 (2013), Issue 5, Pages 293-302
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/353760
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Mechanical Analysis of Insertion Problems and Pain During Colonoscopy: Why Highly Skill-Dependent Colonoscopy Routines are Necessary in the First Place... and How They May be Avoided

Arjo J Loeve,1 Paul Fockens,2 and Paul Breedveld1

1Department of BioMechanical Engineering, Faculty 3mE – Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
2Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Received 4 October 2012; Accepted 5 November 2012

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Arjo J Loeve, Paul Fockens, and Paul Breedveld, “Mechanical Analysis of Insertion Problems and Pain During Colonoscopy: Why Highly Skill-Dependent Colonoscopy Routines are Necessary in the First Place... and How They May be Avoided,” Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 293-302, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/353760