Anemia

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most common nutritional disorder worldwide.([FOOTNOTE=Short M, Domalgaski J. Iron Deficiency Anemia: Evaluation and Management. American Family Physician. 2013;87(2):98-104.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) Annually, 2.2 million patients with suspected, non-urgent GI bleeding need an EGD and colonoscopy.([FOOTNOTE=Internal Data–Internal Market Model.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

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Melena or Hematochezia

It is estimated that 4.4 million patients who present with melena or hematochezia have suspected GI bleeding. Annually, 2.2M patients with suspected, non-urgent GI bleeding need an EGD and colonoscopy.3,([FOOTNOTE=Riccioni M, Urgesi R, Spada C, Cianci R, Pelecca G, Bizzotto A, et al. Unexplained iron deficiency anemia: Is it worthwhile to perform capsule endoscopy? Dig Liver Dis. 2010 Aug;42(8):560-6.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

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