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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 57, Issue 1, pp 256–257 | Cite as

First Report of a Secondary Aortojejunal Fistula Visualized by Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy

  • Edward J. Despott
  • Alberto Murino
  • Jayne Butcher
  • Tahir Hussain
  • David Greenstein
  • Yaser Naji
  • Aine O’Rourke
  • Chris Fraser
Case Report

Keywords

Capsule endoscopy Aortoenteric fistula Aortojejunal fistula Obscure gastrointestinal bleeding 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward J. Despott
    • 1
  • Alberto Murino
    • 1
  • Jayne Butcher
    • 1
  • Tahir Hussain
    • 2
  • David Greenstein
    • 2
  • Yaser Naji
    • 3
  • Aine O’Rourke
    • 1
  • Chris Fraser
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolfson Unit for EndoscopySt. Mark’s Hospital and Academic Institute, Imperial College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryNorth West London NHS TrustLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyNorth West London NHS TrustLondonUK

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