[The use of video capsule endoscopy in diseases of the small bowel, esophagus and colon].

Ami Klein, Zvi Feirman, Ori Segol, George Lichtman, Rami Eliakim, Gastroenterology Association Israel Gastroenterology Association

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Abstract

Capsule endoscopy has been in clinical practice for approximately a decade. The original capsule was designed for the small bowel, followed by esophageal, patency and colonic capsules. The aim of the present guidelines are to update the readers with the mode and preparations for use of the various capsules, the indications, as well as absolute and relative contraindications for their use. This document was written by the advanced technology group within the Israel Gastroenterology Association and was edited by the members of the Israel Gastroenterology Association.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)806-809, 813
JournalHarefuah
Volume150
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2011

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