Success rate of retrograde double-balloon enteroscopy

  title={Success rate of retrograde double-balloon enteroscopy},
  author={Shahab Mehdizadeh and Nancy J. Han and Derek W. Cheng and Gary C.-Y. Chen and Simon K. Lo},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={65 4},
BACKGROUND Retrograde double-balloon enteroscopy (rDBE) is technically a different procedure from its antegrade counterpart. Its unique indications, success rate, and learning curve have not been specifically reported. OBJECTIVE To examine technical issues specific to the rDBE approach. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Single tertiary-care center. PATIENTS All patients referred for rDBE. MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS Procedure duration, technical success, learning curve, and… CONTINUE READING
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