Development of a capsule endoscopy scoring index for small bowel mucosal inflammatory change.

@article{Gralnek2007DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a capsule endoscopy scoring index for small bowel mucosal inflammatory change.},
  author={Ian Mark Gralnek and Roberto. defranchis and Ernest Seidman and Jonathan A. Leighton and Pierpaolo Legnani and Blair S. Lewis},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          146-54
        }
}
BACKGROUND Capsule endoscopy can identify small bowel mucosal inflammatory change. However, there has been no validated index for capsule endoscopy findings. This manuscript documents the development of such an index. AIM To develop a capsule endoscopy scoring index for small bowel mucosal inflammatory change. METHODS The index was created in four separate steps. First, parameters and descriptors of inflammatory change were identified. Secondly, blinded readers prospectively graded the… CONTINUE READING
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