Use of capsule endoscopy in diagnosis and management of pediatric patients, based on meta-analysis.

@article{Cohen2011UseOC,
  title={Use of capsule endoscopy in diagnosis and management of pediatric patients, based on meta-analysis.},
  author={Stanley Allen Cohen and Alan I Klevens},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={490-6}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS To further our understanding of capsule endoscopy (CE) in children, we systematically compiled data on indications and outcomes and evaluated the effectiveness of CE on patient management using meta-analyses. METHODS We searched the Medline and PubMed databases (January 2001-May 2010) for English language citations of use of CE in patients ≤18 years old. Duplicate reports and those that included 5 patients or fewer were removed. We analyzed data from 15 source documents with… CONTINUE READING
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