Clinical usefulness of the endoscopic video capsule as the initial intestinal investigation in patients with obscure digestive bleeding: validation of a diagnostic strategy based on the patient outcome after 12 months.
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS
In patients with obscure digestive bleeding, the bleeding source is frequently located in the small bowel. Capsule endoscopy (CE) is an effective method of investigating the whole small bowel in such patients. In the present study, a diagnostic approach was tested in patients with obscure digestive bleeding in which CE was included… (More)