A case series of Meckel’s diverticulum: usefulness of double-balloon enteroscopy for diagnosis

@inproceedings{Fukushima2014ACS,
  title={A case series of Meckel’s diverticulum: usefulness of double-balloon enteroscopy for diagnosis},
  author={Masashi Fukushima and Chiharu Kawanami and Satoko Inoue and A. Okada and Yukihiro Imai and Teturou Inokuma},
  booktitle={BMC gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Meckel's diverticulum is a congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract. About 98% of affected patients are asymptomatic. Small intestinal examination has become easier since the development of double-balloon enteroscopy. The present case series describes 10 patients with Meckel's diverticulum in whom double-balloon enteroscopy was useful for diagnosis. CASE PRESENTATION Ten patients (8 men, 2 women) with Meckel's diverticulum underwent double-balloon enteroscopy at Kobe City… CONTINUE READING

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