Diagnostic value of double balloon enteroscopy for small-intestinal disease: experience from China.

@article{Zhi2007DiagnosticVO,
  title={Diagnostic value of double balloon enteroscopy for small-intestinal disease: experience from China.},
  author={Fachao Zhi and Hui Yue and Bo Jiang and Zhi-min Xu and Yang Bai and Bing Xiao and Dian-yuan Zhou},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={66 3 Suppl},
  pages={S19-21}
}
BACKGROUND Diseases of the small intestine include, among others, ulceration, chronic inflammation, Meckel's diverticula, vascular deformities, and cancer. OBJECTIVE To study the diagnostic value of double balloon enteroscopy (DBE) for small-intestinal disease in a Chinese patient cohort. DESIGN DBE was performed via the mouth, anus, or both approaches to diagnose small-intestinal disease. PATIENTS We studied 155 patients with clinically suspected small-intestinal disease: 110 men and 45… CONTINUE READING