The Risk of Retention of the Capsule Endoscope in Patients with Known or Suspected Crohn's Disease

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OBJECTIVES:Capsule endoscopy (CE) allows visualization of the mucosa of the entire small bowel and is therefore a potentially important tool in the evaluation of patients with known or suspected Crohn's disease (CD). However, small bowel strictures, which are not uncommon in Crohn's, are considered to be a contraindication to CE for fear of capsule… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2006.00761.x

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