Capsule endoscopy in neoplastic diseases.

@article{Pennazio2008CapsuleEI,
  title={Capsule endoscopy in neoplastic diseases.},
  author={Marco Pennazio and Emanuele Rondonotti and Roberto de Franchis},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 34},
  pages={5245-53}
}
Until recently, diagnosis and management of small-bowel tumors were delayed by the difficulty of access to the small bowel and the poor diagnostic capabilities of the available diagnostic techniques. An array of new methods has recently been developed, increasing the possibility of detecting these tumors at an earlier stage. Capsule endoscopy (CE) appears to be an ideal tool to recognize the presence of neoplastic lesions along this organ, since it is non-invasive and enables the entire small… CONTINUE READING

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