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A prospective trial comparing small bowel radiographs and video capsule endoscopy for suspected small bowel disease.
BACKGROUND & AIMS This study was undertaken to prospectively compare the clinical outcomes of small bowel radiographs with the wireless capsule endoscopy. METHODS Twenty-two patients were selectedExpand
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Randomised clinical trial: faecal microbiota transplantation by colonoscopy vs. vancomycin for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection
Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) from healthy donors is considered an effective treatment against recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.
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European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE): recommendations (2009) on clinical use of video capsule endoscopy to investigate small-bowel, esophageal and colonic diseases.
These recommendations on video capsule endoscopy, an emerging technology with an impact on the practice of endoscopy, were developed by the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)Expand
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Biliary stenting: indications, choice of stents and results: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) clinical guideline.
This article is part of a combined publication that expresses the current view of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy about endoscopic biliary stenting. The present Clinical GuidelineExpand
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Capsule endoscopy versus colonoscopy for the detection of polyps and cancer.
BACKGROUND An ingestible capsule consisting of an endoscope equipped with a video camera at both ends was designed to explore the colon. This study compared capsule endoscopy with optical colonoscopyExpand
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Single-operator cholangioscopy in patients requiring evaluation of bile duct disease or therapy of biliary stones (with videos).
BACKGROUND The feasibility of single-operator cholangioscopy (SOC) for biliary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures was previously reported. OBJECTIVE To confirm the utility of SOC in moreExpand
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Antireflux Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication Using EsophyX: 12-Month Results of a Prospective Multicenter Study
BackgroundA novel transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure using the EsophyX system with SerosaFuse fasteners was designed to reconstruct a full-thickness valve at the gastroesophagealExpand
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Sacral Neuromodulation in Treatment of Fecal Incontinence Following Anterior Resection and Chemoradiation for Rectal Cancer
PURPOSEFecal incontinence may occur in patients who have undergone anterior resection for rectal cancer without presenting sphincter lesions. Chemoradiation may contribute to disrupting continenceExpand
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Long-term results of endoscopic management of postoperative bile duct strictures with increasing numbers of stents.
BACKGROUND Endoscopic dilation with stents has been proposed as an alternative to hepaticojejunostomy for management of postoperative biliary strictures. Good long-term results with double 10FExpand
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Treatment for painful calcified chronic pancreatitis: extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy versus endoscopic treatment: a randomised controlled trial
Background: In chronic pancreatitis, obstruction of the main pancreatic duct (MPD) may contribute to the pathogenesis of pain. Pilot studies suggest that extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)Expand
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