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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 163-165

Retention of an endoscopic capsule


Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejebhoy Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Girish D Bakhshi
Devneeti, Plot-61, Sector-7, Koper Khairane, Navi Mumbai - 400 709, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.134886

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Capsule endoscopy is a highly advanced, newer technology to look for small bowel diseases. But it has certain contraindications such as bowel narrowing, strictures that have to be ruled out on Barium studies or with computed tomography. We present a rare case of retention of endoscopic capsule even after ruling out stricture or bowel thickening on radiological imaging.






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2004 Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
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