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Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 327–328 | Cite as

Enteroscopy and enteroclysis: An improved method for combined procedure

  • Robert McGovern
  • Jamie S. Barkin
Article

Abstract

Enteroclysis is generally considered the method of choice for evaluating the small intestine radiographically. The combined procedure of enteroscopy and enteroclysis has been recently described as complimentary techniques for examining the small intestine. This report describes the use of a balloon catheter placed via the enteroscope, which simplifies intubation and further improves the quality of enteroclysis study.

Key words

Enteroscopy Enteroclysis Intestine, radiography 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert McGovern
    • 1
  • Jamie S. Barkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of GastroenterologyUniversity of Miami School of Medicine/Mt. Sinai Medical CenterMiamiUSA

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