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Meckel diverticulum diagnosed by double-balloon enteroscopy and treated laparoscopically: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20729702     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Meckel diverticulum is one of the causes of gastrointestinal bleeding; however, preoperative conclusive diagnosis is very difficult even with the use of various radiologic modalities. The development of double-balloon enteroscopy enables us to diagnose various bleeding source, including Meckel diverticulum, in the small intestine. We herein report a case of bleeding Meckel diverticulum, diagnosed by double-balloon enteroscopy and treated successfully by laparoscopic surgery, and review of the literature.
Authors:
Shuichiro Uchiyama; Ichiro Sannomiya; Hideki Hidaka; Shotaro Oshikawa; Shinya Ashizuka; Kazuo Chijiiwa
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1534-4908     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-23     Completed Date:  2011-01-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888751     Medline TA:  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  278-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgical Oncology and Regulation of Organ Function daggerDepartment of Internal Medicine, Miyazaki University School of Medicine, Miyazaki, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Double-Balloon Enteroscopy*
Humans
Laparoscopy*
Male
Meckel Diverticulum / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Young Adult

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