Wireless capsule endoscopy in pediatric patients: the first series from Japan

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The aim of our study was to determine the safety and usefulness of capsule endoscopy (CE) in pediatric patients. We prospectively examined children (aged 10–18 years) with suspected small bowel disease and recorded capsule transit times, findings, and complications. We performed 19 CE examinations in 12 patients (median age 11.8 years; range 10–18 years… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00535-010-0209-5

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@article{Tokuhara2010WirelessCE, title={Wireless capsule endoscopy in pediatric patients: the first series from Japan}, author={Daisuke Tokuhara and Kenji Watanabe and Yoshiyuki Okano and Akio Tada and Kazumi Yamato and Takahiro Mochizuki and Junji Takaya and Tsunekazu Yamano and Tetsuo Arakawa}, journal={Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={2010}, volume={45}, pages={683-691} }