Capability of Capsule Endoscopy in Detecting Small Bowel Ulcers

@article{Ersoy2008CapabilityOC,
  title={Capability of Capsule Endoscopy in Detecting Small Bowel Ulcers},
  author={Osman G. Ersoy and Ozgur Harmanci and Musa Aydinli and Bulent Sivri and Yusuf Bayraktar},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={54},
  pages={136-141}
}
Capsule endoscopy (CE) has proved to be the preferred modality for mucosal pathologies of the small bowel. We evaluated the capability of CE for detecting small bowel ulcers and the contribution of CE in establishing the diagnosis. From a total of 66 patients who had undergone normal upper and lower endoscopy and small bowel follow-through, CE revealed previously undiagnosed ulcer(s) in the small intestines of 22 patients. Final diagnoses of the ulcers of these 22 patients were Crohn’s disease… CONTINUE READING

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