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Clinical Study

Clinical Effectiveness of an Anesthesiologist-Administered Intravenous Sedation Outside of the Main Operating Room for Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Thailand

Table 1

Patient characteristics, duration of sedation, and indication of procedure.

VariableOverall ( )

Age (yr) (mean, SD; range)7.2 (3.7); 0.04–12.0
Gender (Male/Female; %)80/62 (56.3/43.7)
Weight (kg) (mean, SD; range)23.5 (11.3); 2.7–55
ASA physical status (I/II/III/IV; %)43/47/50/2
(30.3/33.1/35.2/1.4)
Duration of sedation (min)
(mean, SD; range)
23.2 (10.0); 5.0–60.0
Indication of procedure
 Variceal screening40 (28.2)
 Abdominal pain27 (19.0)
 History of upper gastrointestinal  hemorrhage16 (11.3)
 Chronic vomiting10 (7.0)
 Anemia9 (6.3)
 Others40 (28.2)
Type of intervention
 Diagnostic procedure99 (69.7)
 Therapeutic procedure43 (30.3)
  Variceal banding24 (16.9)
 Sclerosing injection16 (11.3)
 Esophageal dilatation2 (1.4)
 Remove foreign body1 (0.7)

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