Capsule endoscopy and Trapease IVC filter on abdominal x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Patient has known history of inflammatory bowel disease.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
  1. Cholecystctomy clips.
  2. Prior vertebroplasty.
  3. Trapease IVC filter.
  4. GI sutures in right lower quadrant.
  5. The pill camera from endoscopy probably is in distal small bowel and did not cross this region even after many days.

Case Discussion

During exploratory laparotomy due to multiple adhesions the surgery was aborted prematurely. For now the pill camera was left behind.

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Case Information

rID: 27523
Case created: 5th Feb 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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