Prevention of Traditional NSAID-Induced Small Intestinal Injury : Recent Preliminary Studies Using Capsule Endoscopy

  • Published 2010


Capsule endoscopy and balloon endoscopy, advanced modalities that now allow for full investigation of the entire small intestine, have revealed that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can cause a variety of abnormalities in the small intestine. Traditional NSAIDs can induce small intestinal injuries in over 50% of patients. Several studies have… (More)

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