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Table 2 Number of endoscopic procedures in The Netherlands in 2004 and 2009; in total and per 100,000 inhabitants*

From: Anticipating implementation of colorectal cancer screening in The Netherlands: a nation wide survey on endoscopic supply and demand

  Total number 2004 Total number 2009 Change Endoscopies per 100,000 inhabitants 2004 Endoscopies per 100,000 inhabitants 2009 Change
Gastroscopies 184,915 216,267 +17.0% 1,137 1,312 +15.4%
Colonoscopies 116,815 191,339 +63.8% 719 1,161 +61.4%
Sigmoidoscopies 70,049 57,894 -17.4% 431 351 -18.5%
ERCPs 14,596 16,728 +14.6% 90 101 +12.7%
Others** 22,607 22,998 +1.7% 139 140 +0.4%
Total 408,982 505,226 +23.5% 2,516 3,065 +21.8%
  1. *Dutch population 2004 and 2009: 16,258,032 and 16,485,787 respectively (www.cbs.nl). **Other endoscopic procedures, i.e. placement of duodenal feeding tubes, gastrostomies, paediatric endoscopies, double balloon enteroscopies, endoscopic ultrasound imaging and emergency procedures for haematemesis or haematochezia outside the endoscopic facility.
  2. ERCP Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography