Accuracy of Computed Tomographic Enterography for Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Diagnostic Meta-analysis.

@article{He2018AccuracyOC,
  title={Accuracy of Computed Tomographic Enterography for Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Diagnostic Meta-analysis.},
  author={Bosheng He and Jushun Yang and Jing Xiao and Jinhua Gu and Feixiang Chen and Lin Wang and Junbo Qian and Shenchu Gong},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={196-201}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) is the bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract without definite source that persists and recurs after a negative endoscopic evaluation. The study aimed to systematically evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography enterography on OGIB detection by meta-analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Studies were searched in relevant databases. With predefined inclusion criteria, eligible studies were included, followed by quality… CONTINUE READING