What is ileocolonoscopy?
(a) full length visualisation of the small bowel, including the neoterminal ileum.
(b) ability to detect small lesions
(c) sedation or anaesthesia is not required
(d) well tolerated by patients.
The superiority of this new technique, when compared with traditional endoscopic or radiological procedures, has been demonstrated in various situations.
In patients with suspected or known CD, the diagnostic yield of WCE has been found to be superior to small bowel follow through and computerised tomography (CT)