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Small bowel enteroscopy

Small bowel enteroscopy

Small bowel enteroscopy: A small bowel enteroscopy is a procedure in which a narrow, flexible tube with a tiny camera at its end (endoscope) is inserted through the mouth or nose to see the inside of the upper gastrointestinal tract, which includes the small intestine; a double-balloon enteroscopy involves inflated balloons attached to the end of the endoscope to widen the bowel and facilitate viewing.

Small bowel enteroscopy: Other Names

Other names for Small bowel enteroscopy include:

  • Enteroscopy
  • Small bowel biopsy
  • Push enteroscopy
  • Double-balloon enteroscopy
  • Capsule enteroscopy
  • Sonde enteroscopy

Symptoms Associated with Small bowel enteroscopy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Small bowel enteroscopy:

  • Unexplained diarrhea
  • Unexplained gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Abnormal X-ray result

Diseases Associated with Small bowel enteroscopy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Small bowel enteroscopy:

Basic Information: Small bowel enteroscopy

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Small bowel enteroscopy' may be involved.

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