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Table 2 Specific treatments performed for each type of lesion in patients with positive CE

From: Re-bleeding and its predictors after capsule endoscopy in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding in long-term follow-up

TreatmentType of lesionNumber of patients
Therapeutic device-assisted enteroscopy 16
 - Argon-plasma coagulation, electrocoagulationAngiodysplasia14
 - HemoclipsAbnormal vessels and Dieulafoy’s lesion2
Surgical treatment 10
Small bowel tumor8
Arteriovenous malformation2
EmbolizationActive bleeding abnormal vessels2
Medication treatment 7
 - Muco-protective agent (rebamipide)NSAID-associated small bowel ulcer5
 - Anti-angiogenic agent (thalidomide)Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia1
 - Prednisolone and azathioprineCrohn’s disease1
  1. CE capsule endoscopy, NSAIDs non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs