Initial experience with wireless capsule enteroscopy in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Mow2004InitialEW,
  title={Initial experience with wireless capsule enteroscopy in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={William S. Mow and Simon K. Lo and Stephan Raoul Targan and Marla Cindy Dubinsky and Leo Treyzon and Maria T Abreu-Martin and Konstantinos Antonios Papadakis and Eric A. Vasiliauskas},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={31-40}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Wireless capsule enteroscopy (WCE) offers the potential to directly visualize the entire small bowel and identify superficial lesions not detected by traditional endoscopy and radiography. The aim of this study is to assess the clinical utility of WCE in the evaluation of patients with known or suspected inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS Fifty patients with ongoing symptoms underwent Given M2A endoscopic capsule examinations. Indications included: (1) evaluation… CONTINUE READING
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