Video capsule endoscopy compared with standard endoscopy for the evaluation of small-bowel polyps in persons with familial adenomatous polyposis (with video).

@article{Wong2006VideoCE,
  title={Video capsule endoscopy compared with standard endoscopy for the evaluation of small-bowel polyps in persons with familial adenomatous polyposis (with video).},
  author={Robert F. Wong and Ashok K. Tuteja and Derrick S. Haslem and Lisa Pappas and Anik{\'o} N Szab{\'o} and Maydeen M Ogara and James A. Disario},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={530-7}
}
BACKGROUND Video capsule endoscopy (VCE) may be useful for surveillance of small-bowel polyps in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). OBJECTIVE To compare VCE to standard endoscopy for diagnosing small-bowel polyps in a defined segment of small bowel (proximal to a tattoo) and the entire examined small bowel. DESIGN Prospective. SETTING Single tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Participants with FAP (n = 32). The majority were selected for their high number of proximal… CONTINUE READING

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