Diagnostic yield of capsule endoscopy in a tertiary hospital in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.

@article{Turenhout2010DiagnosticYO,
  title={Diagnostic yield of capsule endoscopy in a tertiary hospital in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.},
  author={Sietze T van Turenhout and Maarten A. J. M. Jacobs and Stijn J. B. Van Weyenberg and Erik Herdes and F. C. Stam and Chris Jacob Johan Mulder and Gerd Bouma},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={141-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Capsule endoscopy is applicable to several clinical conditions, but obscure gastrointestinal bleeding remains the main indication. This study aims at determining the diagnostic yield of capsule endoscopy for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding using a structured terminology in a large cohort in an academic hospital. METHODS In this retrospective study, 592 capsule endoscopy procedures performed in a tertiary hospital were analysed using the Capsule Endoscopy Structural… CONTINUE READING

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