Endoscopic techniques for evaluating small bowel blood loss: Video capsule and device- assisted enteroscopy


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© Springer International Publishing AG 2010, 2016. Direct visualization of the small bowel lumen is often required for the evaluation of symptoms and pathology, most notably, chronic GI blood loss. The small bowel presents numerous challenges that make endoscopic evaluation of it challenging. Numerous specialized techniques have been developed to allow for direct inspection of the small bowel and treatment of lesions within the small bowel lumen.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wild, D

Published Date

  • January 1, 2016

Book Title

  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Start / End Page

  • 191 - 201

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783319406442

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-319-40646-6_17

Citation Source

  • Scopus