Capsule endoscopy examination identifies different leading causes of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding in patients of different ages.

@article{Zhang2012CapsuleEE,
  title={Capsule endoscopy examination identifies different leading causes of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding in patients of different ages.},
  author={Bing-ling Zhang and Chun-Xrao Chen and You-ming Li},
  journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          220-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS We aimed to investigate the diagnostic applications of capsule endoscopy examination patients in obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and to analyze the etiology of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding in patients of different ages. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 385 patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, aged 17-91 years, were assigned into three groups as: elderly (>65 years), middle-aged (41-65 years) and young adults (17-40 years). Gastrointestinal examinations were… CONTINUE READING

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