TITLE

WIRELESS CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY IN UPPER ENDOSCOPY, PUSH ENTEROSCOPY AND COLONOSCOPY NEGATIVE OBSCURE GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE

AUTHOR(S)
Ghosh, S.; Stocks, J.; Sharif, A.; Walters, J.; Playford, R.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a study to report on the experience of capsule enteroscopy in patients with significant gastrointestinal (GI) haemorrhage who had a negative upper endoscopy, colonoscopy and push enteroscopy. In patients with upper endoscopy, push enteroscopy and colonoscopy negative GI haemorrhage, wireless capsule endoscopy detected lesions thought to be definite or probable source of haemorrhage in 52% of patients. The majority were intestinal vascular lesions. Wireless capsule endoscopy is a useful diagnostic modality after failed conventional diagnostic endoscopic procedures including push enteroscopy.
ACCESSION #
13219099

 

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