Capsule endoscopy in small-bowel surveillance of patients with hereditary polyposis syndromes

@article{Gnther2010CapsuleEI,
  title={Capsule endoscopy in small-bowel surveillance of patients with hereditary polyposis syndromes},
  author={Ute G{\"u}nther and Christian Bojarski and H. -J. Buhr and Martin Zeitz and Frank Heller},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={1377-1382}
}
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and Peutz–Jeghers syndrome (PJS) are hereditary polyposis syndromes with a high risk for benign small-bowel polyps and cancer. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of small-bowel polyps beyond the duodenum in patients with FAP and PJS and to examine the clinical value and the optimal interval of capsule endoscopy (CE) for the surveillance of small-bowel polyps in patients with FAP. Between 2002 and 2009, standard gastroscopy, duodenoscopy, and… CONTINUE READING

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