Push-and-pull enteroscopy in the small bowel using the double-balloon technique: results of a prospective European multicenter study.

@article{Ell2005PushandpullEI,
  title={Push-and-pull enteroscopy in the small bowel using the double-balloon technique: results of a prospective European multicenter study.},
  author={C. Ell and Andrea May and Lars Nachbar and Christophe Cellier and Bruno Landi and Simona di Caro and Antonio Gasbarrini},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={613-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and clinical impact of push-and-pull enteroscopy (PPE) in patients with suspected or documented small-bowel diseases, in a prospective multicenter trial in three European medical centers. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 100 patients (mean age 56 +/- 16 years; range 13 - 90) were included at the three institutions between July and November 2004. The leading symptoms were: acute recurrent or chronic… CONTINUE READING

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The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
NeoplasmsNo subtypepolyps
The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
polypsNo subtypeNeoplasms
The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
NeoplasmsMapped frompolyps
The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
polypsNo subtypeNeoplasms
The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
The majority of the patients ( 34 % ) were suffering from angiodysplasias ; ulcerations and erosions of various etiologies were seen in 16 % , and polyps and tumors in 13 % .
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