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Table 1 Specific causes for inconclusive small-bowel video capsule endoscopy procedures

From: Indications and diagnostic yield of small-bowel capsule endoscopy in a real-world setting

Causes for inconclusive proceduresProportion of inconclusive procedures
Reduced small bowel visualization and/or insufficient small bowel preparation41% (27/66)
Inadequate capsule battery time27% (18/66)
Error in picture transmission11% (7/66)
Patient being unable to swallow capsule6% (4/66)
Other technical issues6% (4/66)
No available report9% (6/66)