Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Video Capsule Endoscopy.

  title={Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Use of Video Capsule Endoscopy.},
  author={Robert A Enns and Lawrence C. Hookey and David Armstrong and Charles N Bernstein and Steven James Heitman and Christopher Wayne Teshima and Grigorios I Leontiadis and Frances Tse and Daniel C. Sadowski},
  volume={152 3},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Video capsule endoscopy (CE) provides a noninvasive option to assess the small intestine, but its use with respect to endoscopic procedures and cross-sectional imaging varies widely. The aim of this consensus was to provide guidance on the appropriate use of CE in clinical practice. METHODS A systematic literature search identified studies on the use of CE in patients with Crohn's disease, celiac disease, gastrointestinal bleeding, and anemia. The quality of evidence and… CONTINUE READING
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