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Research Article

Capsule Retentions and Incomplete Capsule Endoscopy Examinations: An Analysis of 2300 Examinations

Table 2

Patients with capsule retention.

NrAge/gender*Indication for CEFindings in CEAcute obstructionFindings in surgeryOutcome after one year

153/MOGIBCDNoCD and strictureWell**
228/MOGIBOngoing bleedingYesLymphoma, capsule found but not responsible for obstructionDied two months later (rupture of anastomosis)
377/FOGIBNormalNoLymphomaDied two month later (widespread disease)
481/FOGIBStrictureNoStricture (radiation)Regress of bleeding
575/MTumorNormalNoAdenocarcinomaWell
659/MOGIBNormalNoStricture of anastomosisWell
740/MOtherTumorNoMetastasis of teratomaLost for followup
834/MOGIBTumorNoAdenocarcinomaDead (wide-spread disease)
943/FCD?CDYesCD, strictureWell
1014/FKnown CDCD and strictureNoCD, strictureWell
1164/FOGIBStrictureNoStricture (radiation)Well
1278/FTumorIntestinal dilatationYesAdenocarcinoma—widespread, capsule found in the stomachDied 4 days post.op (Multiorgan-failure)
1373/FTumorErosionsNoStrictureLost for followup
1418/MKnown CDCD, strictureNoCD, strictureWell
1553/MKnown CDCD, strictureYesCD, stricture, capsule not foundDied 6 days post.op (rupture of anastomosis)
1632/MKnown CDCDYesCD, strictureWell
1723/MKnown CDCD, strictureNoDeclined retrieval, capsule retained 2 years then passed outWell
1858/FKnown CDCD, strictureYesCD, strictureWell
1979/FOGIBStrictureNoStricture (radiation), capsule not foundWell
2016/MKnown CDCDNoDeclined retrieval before, op now plannedWell (2,5 years)
2148/MCD?CDNoNo, declined retrievalWell (2 years)
2264/MOGIBCD, strictureNoCD, strictureAbdominal pain
2367/FKnown CDCDYesCD, ileus (adhesions)Well
2449/FCD?StrictureNoStricture (radiation)Well
2553/MOGIBTumorNoCapsule retrieved by means of DBE***, PAD = adenocarcinomaWell
2633/FKnown CDCD, strictureNoCD, strictureWell
2767/MKnown CDCD, tumorNoAdenocarcinomaWell
2838/FKnown CDCDNoCD, strictureWell
2963/FCD?ErosionsYesStricture (radiation), perforation, capsule not foundWell
3048/MKnown CDErosionsYesCD, stricture, capsule not foundWell
3150/MTumorTumorNoMetastasis of teratomaWell

*M: Male, F: Female, **Well: no clinical symptoms such as bleeding, abdominal pain, or diarrhea, ***Double balloon enteroscopy.

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