Endoscopy 2021; 53(07): v32
DOI: 10.1055/a-1282-3817
Author commentary

Author commentary on Tue Kjølhede et al.


Tue Kjølhede et al. Diagnostic accuracy of capsule endoscopy compared with colonoscopy for polyp detection: systematic review and meta-analyses

This meta-analysis of 12 studies and 1898 individuals showed that second-generation colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) has > 85 % sensitivity and specificity for colorectal polyp detection compared with standard colonoscopy. Important limitations of CCE include inadequate bowel preparation and incomplete examination due to battery exhaustion.


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Publication Date:
24 June 2021 (online)

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