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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics, indications and findings

From: Completion rate of small bowel capsule endoscopy is higher after erythromycin compared to domperidone

  Domperidone Erythromycin p
Number of patients 410 239  
Male (n,%) 192 (47) 108 (45) 0.69
Age, years (median) 55 (9–93) 60 (18–89) 0.03
Indications (n,%)    0.01
  - occult gastro-intestinal bleeding 253 (62) 183 (77)  
  - overt gastro-intestinal bleeding 53 (13) 20 (8)  
  - suspected Crohn’s disease 104 (25) 36 (15)  
Findings (n,%)    
  - angiodysplasia(s) 58 (14) 57 (24)  
  - erosion(s) 62 (15) 14 (6)  
  - ulcera 25 (6) 11 (5)  
  - polyp(s)/tumor(s) 37 (9) 19 (8)  
  - active bleeding 22 (5) 5 (2)  
  - no abnormalities 206 (50) 133 (56)