Patients with known small bowel stricture or with symptoms of small bowel obstruction secondary to Crohn’s disease should not perform video capsule endoscopy without being previously tested for small bowel patency.

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Patients with known small bowel stricture or with symptoms of small bowel obstruction secondary to Crohn’s disease should not perform video capsule endoscopy without being previously tested for small bowel patency.

Am J Gastroenterol. 2007 Jul;102(7):1542-3; author reply 1543-4

Authors: Spada C, Riccioni ME, Costamagna G

PMID: 17593167 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17593167?dopt=Abstract