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References

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Arthroscopy. Accessed at http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00109 on December 10, 2012.

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Understanding Capsule Endoscopy. Accessed at www.asge.org/patients/patients.aspx?id=390 on December 10, 2012.

Arya AV, Yan BM. Ultra high magnification endoscopy: Is seeing really believing? World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2012;4(10):462-471.

Chen X, Ran ZH, Tong JL. A meta-analysis of the yield of capsule endoscopy compared to double-balloon enteroscopy in patients with small bowel diseases. World J Gastroenterol. 2007;13(32):4372-4378.

Nguyen DM, Finkelstein SE, Summers RM. Respiratory Endoscopy. In: DeVita VT, Lawrence TS, Rosenberg SA, eds. Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008:789-798.

Ross A, Waxman, I. Role of Endoscopy in Cancer Management. In: DeVita VT, Lawrence TS, Rosenberg SA, eds. Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008:781-789.


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