Evidence of intestinal inflammation in patients with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Evidence of intestinal inflammation in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Steven L. Werlin and Ishay Benuri-Silbiger and Eitan Kerem and Sam N Adler and Eran Goldin and J C Chava Zimmerman and Netta Malka and Limor Cohen and Shoshana Armoni and Yardena Yatzkan-Israelit and Ari J Bergwerk and Micha Aviram and Lea Bentur and Huda Mussaffi and Ingvar Bjarnasson and Michael Wilschanski},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  volume={51 3},
OBJECTIVES Treatment with pancreatic enzymes fails to completely correct malabsorption and gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The aim of the present study was to examine the small intestine of patients with CF without overt evidence of gastrointestinal disease using capsule endoscopy (CE). METHODS Patients with CF received the agile patency capsule and, depending on the result of that procedure, then underwent standard CE using the PillCam SB capsule (Given… CONTINUE READING
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