Over the last 16 years, the disruptive technologies of small bowel capsule endoscopy and device-assisted enteroscopy have revolutionised endoluminal imaging and minimally invasive therapy of the small bowel. Further technological developments continue to expand their indications and use. This brief review highlights the state-of-the-art in this arena and aims to summarise the current and potential future role of these technologies in clinical practice.
- SMALL BOWEL ENTEROSCOPY
- SMALL BOWEL
- DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC ENDOSCOPY
- GASTROINTESINAL ENDOSCOPY
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Competing interests EJD: Research, education and travel grants received from Aquilant Endoscopy (UK), Fujifilm, Keymed-Olympus and Boston Scientific. Speaker honoraria received from Fujifilm and Keymed-Olympus.
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