Investigating obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: capsule endoscopy or double balloon enteroscopy?

@article{Westerhof2009InvestigatingOG,
  title={Investigating obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: capsule endoscopy or double balloon enteroscopy?},
  author={J. Westerhof and Rinse K. Weersma and Jan Jacob Koornstra},
  journal={The Netherlands journal of medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 7},
  pages={260-5}
}
The possibility to visualise the small bowel has dramatically improved with the introduction of capsule endoscopy (CE) and double balloon enteroscopy (DBE). CE and DBE have become standard practice in investigating suspected diseases of the small bowel. An important reason to perform small bowel investigations is obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. To… CONTINUE READING