alexa Indications and detection, completion, and retention rates of small-bowel capsule endoscopy: a systematic review.
Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System

Author(s): Liao Z, Gao R, Xu C, Li ZS

Abstract Share this page

Abstract BACKGROUND: Capsule endoscopy (CE) has been widely used in clinical practice. OBJECTIVE: To provide systematically pooled results on the indications and detection, completion, and retention rates of small-bowel CE. DESIGN: A systematic review. MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS: We searched the PubMed database (2000-2008) for original articles relevant to small-bowel CE for the evaluation of patients with small-bowel signs and symptoms. Data on the total number of capsule procedures, the distribution of different indications for the procedures, the percentages of procedures with positive detection (detection rate), complete examination (completion rate), or capsule retention (retention rate) were extracted and/or calculated, respectively. In addition, the detection, completion, and retention rates were also extracted and/or calculated in relation to indications such as obscure GI bleeding (OGIB), definite or suspected Crohn's disease (CD), and neoplastic lesions. RESULTS: A total of 227 English-language original articles involving 22,840 procedures were included. OGIB was the most common indication (66.0\%), followed by the indication of only clinical symptoms reported (10.6\%), and definite or suspected CD (10.4\%). The pooled detection rates were 59.4\%; 60.5\%, 55.3\%, and 55.9\%, respectively, for overall, OGIB, CD, and neoplastic lesions. Angiodysplasia was the most common reason (50.0\%) for OGIB. The pooled completion rate was 83.5\%, with the rates being 83.6\%, 85.4\%, and 84.2\%, respectively, for the 3 indications. The pooled retention rates were 1.4\%, 1.2\%, 2.6\%, and 2.1\%, respectively, for overall and the 3 indications. LIMITATIONS: Inclusion and exclusion criteria were loosely defined. CONCLUSIONS: The pooled detection, completion, and retention rates are acceptable for total procedures. OGIB is the most common indication for small-bowel CE, with a high detection rate and low retention rate. In addition, angiodysplasia is the most common finding in patients with OGIB. A relatively high retention rate is associated with definite or suspected CD and neoplasms. This article was published in Gastrointest Endosc and referenced in Journal of Gastrointestinal & Digestive System

Relevant Expert PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords