Postoperative and Postinterventional Changes

  • Lisa Rundt
  • Martin Keuchel
  • Roberto de Franchis
  • Wolfgang Teichmann


As postoperative changes can cause difficulties in the interpretation of video capsule endoscopy (VCE), knowledge of these differences is as important as in radiology [1]. It is not uncommon to examine patients who have had a previous fundoplication, some type of gastrectomy, a partial small bowel resection, or an ileocecal resection [2]. The findings obtained with VCE, especially at anastomotic sites, are often less than spectacular, at most demonstrating portions of the anastomosis.


Fundoplication Billroth I and II Roux-en-Y Anastomotic strictures Ileoanal pouch 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa Rundt
    • 1
  • Martin Keuchel
    • 1
  • Roberto de Franchis
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Teichmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineBethesda Krankenhaus BergedorfHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Gastroenterology UnitLuigi Sacco University Hospital, University of MilanMilanItaly
  3. 3.HamburgGermany

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