Diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal hemorrhage with capsule endoscopy in combination with multiple-detector computed tomography.

@article{Zhang2010DiagnosisOO,
  title={Diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal hemorrhage with capsule endoscopy in combination with multiple-detector computed tomography.},
  author={Bing-ling Zhang and Ling-ling Jiang and Chunxiao Chen and Bai-shu Zhong and Youming Li},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          75-9
        }
}
AIM To demonstrate the clinical efficacy of combination capsule endoscopy (CE) and multiple-detector computed tomography (MDCT) diagnostic imaging in the identification of gastrointestinal hemorrhages. METHODS In the present study, 123 patients with gastrointestinal hemorrhages of obscure origin (GHOO) were examined with CE in combination with MDCT. The results were compared with findings of surgical pathology. RESULTS Of the 123 patients, 57.72% (71/123) of the patients exhibited positive… CONTINUE READING
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