Kana Kawagishi

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BACKGROUND/AIMS The diagnostic algorithms used for selecting patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) for capsule endoscopy (CE) or balloon-assisted enteroscopy (BE) vary among facilities. We aimed to demonstrate the appropriate selection criteria of CE and single balloon-assisted enteroscopy (SBE) for patients with OGIB according to their(More)
AIM To evaluate the clinical usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) for the diagnosis of the invasion depth of ulcerative colitis-associated tumors. METHODS The study group comprised 13 patients with 16 ulcerative colitis (UC)-associated tumors for which the depth of invasion was preoperatively estimated by EUS. The lesions were then resected(More)
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