Clinical applications of small bowel capsule endoscopy
Uri Kopylov, Ernest G Seidman
Division of Gastroenterology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Abstract: Video capsule endoscopy has revolutionized our ability to visualize the entire small bowel mucosa. This modality is established as a valuable tool for the diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, Crohn's disease, small bowel tumors, and other conditions involving the small bowel mucosa. This review includes an overview of the current and potential future clinical applications of small bowel video endoscopy.
Keywords: small bowel video capsule endoscopy, obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, Crohn’s disease, small bowel tumors, patency capsule
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