Double Balloon Enteroscopy Versus Capsule Endoscopy Among Patients With Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Multicenter US Experience

Mon, 22 May 2006 11:00 AM EST

... Two new endoscopic procedures have been utilized recently to examine the small intestine for abnormalities or diseases: capsule endoscopy (CE) and double balloon enteroscopy (DBE). In this study, researchers compared the two procedures for accuracy in diagnosing intestinal bleeding. During a capsule endoscopy, the patient swallows a small camera that records images of the intestinal tract. [click link for full article] ...