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Table 1 Endoscopic findings according to the route of insertion

From: The utility of single-balloon enteroscopy for the diagnosis and management of small bowel disorders according to their clinical manifestations: a retrospective review

Finding Total Antegrade Retrograde
  (n = 145) (n = 112) (n = 34)
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Angiodysplasia 5 (3.4) 4 (3.6) 1 (2.9)
Ulcer 26 (17.9) 17 (15.2) 9 (26.4)
Erosion 23 (15.9) 21 (18.8) 2 (5.9)
Stricture 6 (4.1) 4 (3.6) 2 (5.9)
Polyp 8 (5.5) 8 (7.1) 0
Mass 12 (8.3) 12 (10.7) 0
Irregular/erythematous mucosa 26 (17.9) 25 (22.3) 1 (2.9)
Blood stain 5 (3.4) 4 (3.6) 1 (2.9)
Lipoma 1 (0.7) 1 (0.9) 0
Villous atrophy 7 (9.3) 7 (6.3) 0
Diverticulum 4 (2.8) 4 (3.6) 0
Dieulafoy’s lesion 5 (3.4) 5 (4.5) 0
Varix 2 (1.4) 2 (1.8) 0
Hemangioma 1 (0.7) 1 (0.9) 0
Lymphangiectasia 14 (9.7) 14 (12.5) 0