Clinical factors related to false-positive rates of patency capsule examination

@inproceedings{Sawada2017ClinicalFR,
  title={Clinical factors related to false-positive rates of patency capsule examination},
  author={Tsunaki Sawada and Masanao Nakamura and Osamu Watanabe and Takeshi Yamamura and Takuya Ishikawa and Kazuhiro Furukawa and Kohei Funasaka and Eizaburo Ohno and Hiroki Kawashima and Ryoji Miyahara and Hidemi Goto and Yoshiki Hirooka},
  booktitle={Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Retention is the most common complication of capsule endoscopy (CE), and is reported to occur in 0-13% of cases. To avoid retention, a PillCam patency capsule (PC) is used in patients with suspected intestinal stenosis. However, a relatively low positive predictive value of the PC examination has been reported previously. The aims of this study… CONTINUE READING