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Prospective controlled study on the effects of polyethylene glycol in capsule endoscopy.

Authors
  • Ito, Takafumi
  • Ohata, Ken
  • Ono, Akiko
  • Chiba, Hideyuki
  • Tsuji, Yosuke
  • Sato, Hajime
  • Matsuhashi, Nobuyuki
Type
Published Article
Journal
World Journal of Gastroenterology
Publisher
Baishideng Publishing Group Co
Publication Date
Apr 21, 2012
Volume
18
Issue
15
Pages
1789–1792
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i15.1789
PMID: 22553403
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The ingestion of a small amount of PEG after the swallowing of an endoscopy capsule significantly improved CE image quality, but did not enhance the completion rate to the cecum.

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