Obscure GI bleeding in the tropics: impact of introduction of double-balloon and capsule endoscopies on outcome
作者: Kshaunish DasRajib SarkarJayanta DasguptaSukanta RaySupriyo GhatakKausik DasAsit R. MridhaGopal K. DhaliA. Chowdhury
作者单位: 1Current affiliations: Divisions of Gastroenterology (K.D., R.S., J.D., G.K.D.), Surgical Gastroenterology (S.R., S.G.), Hepatology (K.D., A.C.), and GI Pathology (A.R.M.), School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, IPGME&R, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
刊名: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2010, Vol.72 (2), pp.292-300
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2010.02.024
原始语种摘要: Background(#br)Innovative but costly small-bowel enteroscopies, capsule endoscopy (CE), and double-balloon endoscopy (DBE) have revolutionized the management of obscure GI bleeding (OGIB).(#br)Objective(#br)To measure the impact of these procedures on outcomes of OGIB in a resource-poor setting.(#br)Design(#br)Prospective cohort study and comparison with a historical cohort.(#br)Setting(#br)Tertiary-care center in India.(#br)Patients(#br)Fifty-three patients with OGIB, diagnosed by American Gastroenterological Association criteria.(#br)Interventions(#br)DBE and/or CE were performed. Patients were then offered specific treatment and/or hematinics.(#br)Main Outcome Measurements(#br)The etiology of OGIB in a tropical country and yield of DBE and/or CE. The number of investigations required,...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:5.21 (2012)

  • capsule 胶囊
  • balloon 气球
  • cohort 伙伴
  • endoscopy 内窥镜检查
  • obscure 黑暗的
  • hookworm 钩虫
  • intestinal 肠的
  • impact 冲击碰撞
  • bleeding 模糊不清
  • tropics 热带