Observational Study
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World J Gastroenterol. Nov 21, 2020; 26(43): 6880-6890
Published online Nov 21, 2020. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v26.i43.6880
Figure 1
Figure 1 Distribution of different types of healthcare facilities and endoscopic services according to different regions. A: Distribution of health care facilities; B: Availability of different endoscopic services. ERCP: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography; EUS: Endoscopic ultrasound; VCE: Video capsule endoscopy (Y-axis is standing for percentage).
Figure 2
Figure 2 Impact of the status of the pandemic in different regions on the increase of waiting lists as well as resumption of endoscopic services and the impact of staff shortage. A: Current status of endoscopy services; B: Percentages of increased waiting list; C: Status of coronavirus disease 2019 epidemic; D: Staff shortage. COVID-19: Coronavirus disease 2019 (X- axis is standing for percentage).

  • Citation: Elshaarawy O, Lashen SA, Makhlouf NA, Abdeltawab D, Zaghloul MS, Ahmed RM, Fathy H, Afifi S, Abdel-Gawad M, Abdelsameea E, Abd-Elsalam S, Mohamed SY, Tag-Adeen M, Tharwat M, Alzamzamy A, Bekhit AN, Eid AM, Awad A, Aamr M, Abd El Dayem WA, Wifi MN, Alboraie M. Barriers for resuming endoscopy service in the context of COVID-19 pandemic: A multicenter survey from Egypt. World J Gastroenterol 2020; 26(43): 6880-6890
  • URL: https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v26/i43/6880.htm
  • DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v26.i43.6880