Small bowel enteroscopy - A joint clinical guideline by the Spanish and Portuguese small-bowel study groups
Pérez-Cuadrado Robles E (1), Pinho R (2), González-Suárez B (3), Mão-de-Ferro S (4), Chagas C (5), Esteban Delgado P (6), Carretero C (7), Figueiredo P (8), Rosa B (9), García-Lledó J (10), Nogales Ó (11), Ponte A (12), Andrade P (13), Juanmartiñena-Fernández JF (14), San-Juan-Acosta M (15), Lopes S (16), Prieto-Frías C (17), Egea Valenzuela J (18), Caballero N (19), Valdivieso-Cortázar E (20), Cardoso H (21), Gálvez C (22), Almeida N (8), Borque Barrera P (23), Gómez Rodríguez BJ (24), Sánchez Ceballos FL (25), Bernardes C (26), Alonso-Aguirre PA (27), Argüelles Arias F (24), Mascarenhas Saraiva M (28), Pérez-Cuadrado Martínez E (29); Capsule Endoscopy and Enteroscopy Group of the Spanish Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Portuguese Small Bowel Study Group (GEPID).
The present evidence-based guidelines are focused on the use of device-assisted enteroscopy in the management of small-bowel diseases.
A panel of experts selected by the Spanish and Portuguese small-bowel study groups reviewed the available evidence focusing on the main indications of this technique, its role in the management algorithm of each indication, and its diagnostic and therapeutic yield. A set of recommendations was issued accordingly.