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
Table 2 Regression analysis for factors that determine decision making as regard resuming endoscopy service

P value
P value
Status of pandemic0.031.50.0290.150.20-0.9
Shortage of PPE0.044.20.422.240.31-16.1
Staff recovery0.051.4< 0.0011.85.1-6.7
Having a COVID designed unit0.
Having separate endoscopy room0.
Patient classified before procedure0.031.70.0070.71.1-1.18

  • 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