Endoscopy 2022; 54(11): v37
DOI: 10.1055/a-1836-2842
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Author commentary on Abdulbaqi Al-Toma et al.

 

Abdulbaqi Al-Toma et al. The performance and safety of motorized spiral enteroscopy, including in patients with surgically altered gastrointestinal anatomy: a multicenter prospective study

The efficacy of motorized spiral enteroscopy in the evaluation of patients with suspected small-bowel disorders was explored in this multicenter prospective observational study. The investigators reported a diagnostic yield of 64 % among 170 consecutively enrolled patients and a panenteroscopy rate of 70 %. Endotherapy was performed in 54 % of procedures and no serious adverse events were reported.

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