Common causes of GIBOO

What are the common causes of GIBOO as determined by capsule endoscopy? 

Capsule endoscopy identifies a source for GIBOO in 56% of cases:

• Small bowel angiodysplasia in 22%

• Small bowel ulcers in 10%

• Small bowel tumors in 7%

• Small bowel varices in 3%

• Luminal blood without identifiable lesion approximately 8%

• Esophageal or gastric source approximately 8%

• Colonic angiodsyplasia 2%


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