TITLE

Esophageal capsule endoscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Fernandez-Urien, Ignacio; Carretero, Cristina; Armendariz, Raul; Muñoz-Navas, Miguel; De Palma, Giovanni D.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
World Journal of Gastroenterology;9/14/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 34, p5254
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Capsule endoscopy is now considered as the first imaging tool for small bowel examination. Recently, new capsule endoscopy applications have been developed, such as esophageal capsule endoscopy and colon capsule endoscopy. Esophageal capsule endoscopy in patients with suspected esophageal disorders is feasible and safe, and could be also an alternative procedure in those patients refusing upper endoscopy. Although large-scale studies are needed to confirm its utility in GERD and cirrhotic patients, current results are encouraging and open a new era in esophageal examination.
ACCESSION #
36126056

 

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