Significant Delay Posed by the Ileocecal Valve in Videocapsule Endoscopy Small Bowel Transit Time.

@article{Rimba2017SignificantDP,
  title={Significant Delay Posed by the Ileocecal Valve in Videocapsule Endoscopy Small Bowel Transit Time.},
  author={Mihai Rimbaş and Mihail Radu Voiosu},
  journal={Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates},
  year={2017},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={
          287-290
        }
}
Because the ileocecal valve could theoretically influence the progression of the videocapsule, we aimed to characterize its posed delay in videocapsule passage to the cecum. A retrospective study was conducted of all procedures in which patients experienced in the same day colonoscopy with ileal biopsy and videocapsule endoscopy. In all 11 patients who satisfied the criteria, at least one biopsy-induced ileal mucosal defect could be identified. There was a mean delay in the passage of the… CONTINUE READING
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