Wireless capsule endoscopy in the pediatric age group: experience and complications.

@article{Moy2007WirelessCE,
  title={Wireless capsule endoscopy in the pediatric age group: experience and complications.},
  author={Libia Moy and Jeremiah J Levine},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={516-20}
}
BACKGROUND The development of wireless capsule endoscopy (CE) provides a unique opportunity to visualize the entire small bowel in a minimally invasive manner. Studies in adult patients have demonstrated that the disposable capsule is well tolerated and highly effective, but few studies have been done in children. The aims of our study were to compare the diagnostic yield of CE and small bowel series in children being evaluated for possible small intestine disease and to determine the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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