Oral abstract| Volume 85, ISSUE 5, SUPPLEMENT , AB54-AB55, May 2017

119 Outcomes of Second Balloon Assisted Enteroscopy in Small Bowel Bleeding

      Small bowel bleeding (SBB) accounts for up to 10% of all gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) episodes. Despite balloon assisted enteroscopy (BAE) directed therapy, the long term rebleeding rate can approach 40%. There is a paucity of data on the outcomes of second BAE in SBB. The study aims were to: 1) determine the diagnostic yield (DY) and therapeutic yield (TY) of second BAE in SBB and 2) assess the clinical and endoscopic predictors of a positive second BAE.
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