Different roles of capsule endoscopy and double-balloon enteroscopy in obscure small intestinal diseases
Zhi-Hong Zhang, Chun-Hua Qiu, Yi Li, Department of Gastroenterology, Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital, Sichuan Provincial Academy of Medical Sciences, Chengdu 610072, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang ZH was involved in designing the study, collecting the data, drafting the article, and making the critical revisions; Qiu CH supplied partial economic support, and took part in designing the study and revising the manuscript; Li Y provided technical support and gave some critical suggestions for revising the article; all members participated in the procedure.
Ethics approval: This study was reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of Sichuan Province Institution, Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital Institutional Review Board.
Clinical trial registration: This study is registered at the Chinese Clinical Trail Registry. The registration identification number is ChiCTR-DCD-15005999.
Informed consent: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest: No potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article were reported.
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Correspondence to: Chun-Hua Qiu, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital, Sichuan Provincial Academy of Medical Sciences, No. 32 Yihuan Road, Chengdu 610072, Sichuan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 28, 2015
Peer-review started: January 29, 2015
First decision: February 10, 2015
Revised: February 27, 2015
Accepted: April 28, 2015
Article in press: April 28, 2015
Published online: June 21, 2015