Andre Van Gossum

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Video capsule endoscopy that was launched 10 years ago has become a first-line procedure for examining the small bowel. The most common indications for capsule endoscopy are obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, Crohn's disease, polyposis syndromes, and evaluation of patients with complicated celiac disease. The ideal capsule should improve the quality of the(More)
The small intestine was inaccessible for endoscopy for a long time. It was too far from both mouth and anus and was beyond endoscopist's reach. The history of investigation of the small bowel is quite short. In 1999 Mosse and Swain still stated in their work: " Enteroscopy remains the procedure in the gastrointestinal tract that is most inaccessible to(More)
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