Clinical applications of small bowel capsule endoscopy

Uri Kopylov*, Ernest G. Seidman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Video capsule endoscopy has revolutionized our ability to visualize the entire small bowel mucosa. This modality is established as a valuable tool for the diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, Crohn's disease, small bowel tumors, and other conditions involving the small bowel mucosa. This review includes an overview of the current and potential future clinical applications of small bowel video endoscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-137
Number of pages9
JournalClinical and Experimental Gastroenterology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Crohn's disease
  • Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Patency capsule
  • Small bowel tumors
  • Small bowel video capsule endoscopy


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