Multicenter comparison of double-balloon enteroscopy and spiral enteroscopy.

  title={Multicenter comparison of double-balloon enteroscopy and spiral enteroscopy.},
  author={Gabriel Rahmi and Elia Samaha and Kouroche Vahedi and Thierry Ponchon and Fabien Fumex and Bernard Filoche and G{\'e}rard Gay and Michel M Delvaux and Camille Lorenceau-Savale and Georgia Malamut and J. M. Canard and Gilles Chatellier and Christophe Cellier},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={28 6},
BACKGROUND AND AIM Spiral enteroscopy is a novel technique for small bowel exploration. The aim of this study is to compare double-balloon and spiral enteroscopy in patients with suspected small bowel lesions. METHODS Patients with suspected small bowel lesion diagnosed by capsule endoscopy were prospectively included between September 2009 and December 2010 in five tertiary-care academic medical centers. RESULTS After capsule endoscopy, 191 double-balloon enteroscopy and 50 spiral… CONTINUE READING


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