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What are the risks of getting infected or complications from endoscopy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Low but not 0

The risk of infection is low, but their have been reports of transmission of hepatitis c with improperly cleaned scopes.
The risk of perforation of the colon is quoted at 1 in 3000.

In brief: Low but not 0

The risk of infection is low, but their have been reports of transmission of hepatitis c with improperly cleaned scopes.
The risk of perforation of the colon is quoted at 1 in 3000.
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