The Role of Capsule Endoscopy in Obscure GI Bleeding: Experience of a Tertiary Center in Romania

Thursday, June 30 2016 @ 06:12 EEST

Lucian Negreanu, Ana Filimon, Ana Stemate, Theodor Voiosu, Bogdan Mateescu

Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding OGIB represents about 5% of those patients with gastrointestinal bleeding of any type. It is defined as persistent or recurrent bleeding of unknown origin (i.e., recurrent or persistent iron-deficiency anemia, positive fecal occult blood test, or visible bleeding) with a negative upper and/or lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. [...]

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ModernMedicine
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