Video Capsule Endoscopy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Marc Girardin
  • Ernest G. Seidman


Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy Crohn Disease Video Capsule Endoscopy Wireless Capsule Endoscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Girardin
    • 1
  • Ernest G. Seidman
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of MedicineResearch Fellow, McGill Center for IBD, McGill UniversityMontrealCanada H3G 1A4
  2. 2.McGill IBD CenterMontrealCanada H3G 1A4

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