A camera inside a capsule that captures images at a frame rate of 2 to 6 frames per second (fps) based on capsule speed as it travels through the small bowel.
Patients undergoing capsule endoscopy with the PillCam™ SB 3 system may wear the sensor belt to receive transmission data from PillCam™ SB 3 capsule. The belt is worn around the patient’s waist over a single layer of clothing and can be adjusted to achieve the most comfortable fit.
The PillCam™ sensor array features an 8-lead sensor, which is placed on the patient’s body to receive transmission data from the PillCam™ SB 3 capsule.
The PillCam™ recorder 3 is a recording device with a built in real-time viewer, which is worn by the patient during the PillCam™ procedure. Following the procedure, the physician downloads the images from the PillCam™ recorder 3 for interpretation.
The PillCam™ patency capsule is used to verify an unobstructed small bowel prior to capsule endoscopy.
A smaller version of the sensor array, which is ideal for pediatric or smaller patients.
The PillCam™ SB 3 system enables visualization of the small bowel with a capsule endoscopy procedure, supporting early detection of Crohn’s disease.