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Table 3 Consistency of the findings between VCE and DBE

From: Video capsule endoscopy as the initial examination for overt obscure gastrointestinal bleeding can efficiently identify patients who require double-balloon enteroscopy

  VCE findings Diagnosis with DBE
Dieulafoy lesion 9 6a
Angiectasia 8 8
Erosion 6 2b
Ulcer 4 3c
Polyp 3 3
AVM 3 3
GIST 2 2
Jejunum varix 2 1d
  1. AVM, Arteriovenous malformation ; GIST, Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
  2. a, The diagnoses of 3 patients were diverticulum of the jejunum, diverticulum of the colon, and ulcer scarring
  3. b, No significant findings were observed with DBE in 4 patients
  4. c, No significant findings were observed with DBE in one patient
  5. d, Jejunal varix was suspected in one patient, but DBE failed because of adhesions