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Diagnosing small bowel Crohn’s disease with wireless capsule endoscopy
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    Diagnosing small bowel Crohn's disease with wireless capsule eneteroscopy

    Dear ,

    We thank Drs Schulman, Hollerbach and Schmiegel for their interest in our paper on the subject of diagnosing small bowel CD with wireless capsule endoscopy. Regarding colonoscopy.[1] Please note that in the Materials and Methods section under Study Population it is clearly stated that all of them underwent colonoscopies elsewhere at most six months prior to entering the study and this statement is rep...

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    Yield of capsule endocopy in Crohn's disease may depend on the quality of prior ileo-colonoscopy

    Dear Editor

    We read the article by Fireman et al. [1] with great interest. We agree that full visualisation and imaging of the entire length of the small bowel is unsatisfactory at present and that capsule endoscopy (CE) is a novel technique and can be considered as promising new approach for the diagnosis of obscure disease located in the small bowel.

    The authors diagnosed Crohn’s di...

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