Application of double-balloon enteroscopy in jejunal diverticular bleeding.

  title={Application of double-balloon enteroscopy in jejunal diverticular bleeding.},
  author={T. Chen and Cheng-tang Chiu and Wei-Pin Lin and Ming-Yao Su and Chen-Ming Hsu and Chen Pc},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={16 44},
AIM To evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic diagnosis and therapy for jejunal diverticular bleeding. METHODS From January 2004 to September 2009, 154 patients underwent double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Ten consecutive patients with jejunal diverticula (5 males and 5 females) at the age of 68.7 ± 2.1 years (range 19- 95 years) at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Academic Tertiary Referral Center, were enrolled in this study. RESULTS Of the 10 patients, 5… CONTINUE READING


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