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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 959234, 5 pages
Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Implantable Electromedical Devices is Safe
1Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, 13400 East Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
3Division of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
4Division of Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Received 9 December 2012; Accepted 24 February 2013
Academic Editor: Hsu Heng Yen
Copyright © 2013 Lucinda A. Harris 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.
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