RESEARCH MONTH Tamar Meszaros PGY-3 July 24, 2006 Preparing for the Month Find a mentor Attending Fellow Find a Project Topic Case Research Project Formulate a Question Literature Search Develop a Protocol IRB Approval QUESTION
July 24, 2006
Is Video Capsule Endoscopy a reasonable alternative to EGD in the detection of esophageal varices in the cirrhotic patient?
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. A Prospective Study of the Diagnostic Accuracy of
PillCam ESO Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy Versus Conventional Upper Endoscopy
in Patients With Chronic Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases August 2005; 39(7): 572-578
Saelan K. et al. Unsedated Transnasal Endoscopy: a New Technique for Accurately Detecting and Grading Esophageal Varices in Cirrhotic atients. The American Journal of Gastroenterology Sept 2002; 97: 2246-2249
Dennis M Jensen. Endoscopic Screening for Varices in cirrhosis: findings, implications and Outcomes. Gastroenterology 2002;122:1620-1630.