Capsule endoscopy in pediatric patients

  • Shamir R
  • Eliakim R
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Abstract

Wireless capsule endoscope (WCE) for the investigation of the small
bowel is an approved technique both in adults and children (more than 10
years old). The present review provides data on the indications,
diagnostic yield, adverse events and limitations of the WCE technique in
children and tries to predict the future of WCE usage in this population
of patients. (C) 2008 The WIG Press. All rights reserved.

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  • Capsule
  • Children
  • Pediatric
  • Wireless

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Authors

  • Raanan Shamir

  • Rami Eliakim

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