Small Bowel Abnormalities in Patients with Compensated Liver Cirrhosis

@inproceedings{Aoyama2012SmallBA,
  title={Small Bowel Abnormalities in Patients with Compensated Liver Cirrhosis},
  author={Taiki Aoyama and Shiro Oka and Hiroshi Aikata and Makoto Nakano and Ikue Watari and Noriaki Naeshiro and Shigeto Yoshida and Shinji Tanaka and Kazuaki Chayama},
  booktitle={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2012}
}
Although capsule endoscopy is available as a minimally invasive imaging technique that contributes significantly to the detection of small bowel lesions, there are only a very few published descriptions of small bowel abnormalities in patients with portal hypertension. The aim of this study was to characterize the occurrence of small bowel lesions by means of capsule endoscopy in patients with portal hypertension, particularly those with compensated liver cirrhosis and associated anemia. Sixty… CONTINUE READING