Characteristic endoscopic features of portal hypertensive enteropathy

  title={Characteristic endoscopic features of portal hypertensive enteropathy},
  author={Naoyuki Higaki and Hidetaka Matsui and Hiroya Imaoka and Yoshiou Ikeda and Hidehiro Murakami and Yoichi Hiasa and Bunzo Matsuura and Morikazu Onji},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
Double-balloon endoscopy (DBE) and capsule endoscopy have opened up a new field of investigation regarding the small intestine. Although DBE has been widely used for diagnosis and treatment of different lesions in the small intestine, there is a paucity of information regarding endoscopic features of the small intestine in patients with liver cirrhosis (LC). Endoscopic images of the small intestine were taken in 21 patients with LC by DBE (EN-450P5/20 or EN-450T5/W). Biopsy specimens were taken… CONTINUE READING
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