Wireless capsule endoscopy

Amy Wang, Subhas Banerjee, Bradley A. Barth, Yasser M. Bhat, Shailendra Chauhan, Klaus T. Gottlieb, Vani Konda, John T. Maple, Faris Murad, Patrick R. Pfau, Douglas K. Pleskow, Uzma D. Siddiqui, Jeffrey L. Tokar, Sarah A. Rodriguez

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Abstract

Over the last decade, WCE has established itself as a valuable test for imaging the small intestine. It is a safe and relatively easy procedure to perform that can provide valuable information in the diagnosis of small-bowel conditions. Its applications still remain limited within the esophagus and colon. Future developments may include improving visualization within the esophagus and developing technologies that may allow manipulation of the capsule within the GI tract and biopsy capabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)805-815
Number of pages11
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Volume78
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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