Capsule enteroscopy and radiology of the small intestine

  title={Capsule enteroscopy and radiology of the small intestine},
  author={Frans-Thomas Fork and Lars Aabakken},
  journal={European Radiology},
In a very few years, the video capsule for small bowel enteroscopy has gained widespread clinical acceptance. It is readily ingested, disposable, and allows for a complete, low-invasive endoscopic examination of the entire mucosa of the small bowel. It is a patient-friendly method and a first-line procedure in the difficult evaluation of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. It has the highest proven figure of diagnostic sensitivity for detecting lesions of the mucosa, irrespective of aetiology… CONTINUE READING


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