In the workup of patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleed, does 64-slice MDCT have a role?

Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging, 04/27/2012

MDCT is a sensitive and noninvasive tool that allows rapid detection and localization of obscure gastrointestinal bleed (OGIB). It can be used as the first–line investigation in patients with negative endoscopy and colonoscopy studies. MDCT and capsule endoscopy have complementary roles in the evaluation of OGIB.

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