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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013, Article ID 915463, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/915463
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Is Occult Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding a Definite Indication for Capsule Endoscopy? A Retrospective Analysis of Diagnostic Yield in Patients with Occult versus Overt Bleeding

1Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan
2Department of Endoscopy, Hiroshima University Hospital, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan

Received 22 July 2013; Revised 17 September 2013; Accepted 17 September 2013

Academic Editor: Paolo Gionchetti

Copyright © 2013 Ikue Watari et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Ikue Watari, Shiro Oka, Shinji Tanaka, et al., “Is Occult Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding a Definite Indication for Capsule Endoscopy? A Retrospective Analysis of Diagnostic Yield in Patients with Occult versus Overt Bleeding,” Gastroenterology Research and Practice, vol. 2013, Article ID 915463, 7 pages, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/915463.