Clinical evaluation of a newly developed single-balloon enteroscope.

  title={Clinical evaluation of a newly developed single-balloon enteroscope.},
  author={Takuji Kawamura and Kenjiro Yasuda and Kiyohito Tanaka and Koji Uno and Moose Ueda and Kasumi Sanada and Masatsugu Nakajima},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={68 6},
BACKGROUND Double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) is a useful and epoch-making technique for small-bowel diseases. The single-balloon enteroscope (SBE) is a new instrument introduced by Olympus. OBJECTIVE To evaluate a prototype of the SBE. DESIGN A prospective case series. SETTING Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital, between April 2006 and July 2007… CONTINUE READING