Novel blood-sensing capsule ‘highly accurate’ in detecting upper GI bleeding

The PillSense System, a novel blood-sensing swallowed capsule device, safely detected blood in patients with clinically suspected upper gastrointestinal bleeding with a sensitivity of 92.9% and a specificity of 90.6%, data showed.
“[Esophagogastroduodenoscopy] is now considered the gold standard for diagnosing and treating [upper GI bleeding (UGIB)], although timely diagnosis and intervention can be challenging from a time, personnel and access perspective,” Karl Akiki, MD, a research fellow in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and

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