PillCamTM Capsule Endoscopy

Small Capsule. Big Impact.

Two decades of transformation

...and we are just getting started...
The Revolution and Evolution of PillCam™ Capsule Endoscopy

Listen to Dr. Crisitano Spada recall how PillCam™ capsule endoscopy changed the course of gastroenterology and became a standard of care around the globe.*

Medtronic collaborating with the NHS to create Project WOW 

Discover how Covid-19 resulted in the creation of Project WOW, to assist the NHS deal with large number of endoscopy backlog. 

Learn more about the innovative story of PillCamTM

Laurence Keselbrener shares the story behind the invention of PillCamTM.


The Endoscopy Evolution

  • In 2001, the M2A™ capsule endoscopy launches with a single camera that allows physicians the ability to view the small bowel mucosa.
  • PillCam™ ESO capsule launches in 2004, the first capsule to visualize the esophagus.


1 Million Lives Impacted


  • PillCam™ capsule endoscopy platform celebrates over 1 million lives impacted in 2008.
  • In 2010, PillCam™ COLON 2 capsule launches. The capsule sees its variable frame rate increase from 4 fps to 35 fps.


2 Million Patients Benefit

  • In 2013, we celebrate PillCam™ capsule endoscopy impacting over 2 million patient lives.
  • PillCam™ SB3 capsule also launches in 2013.


PillCam™ SB3 Helps During COVID-19

  • In 2016, PillCam™ Crohn's capsule launches to help assess Crohn’s disease activity and management.
  • To provide screening during COVID-19, PillCam™ SB3 capsule is granted U.S. FDA approval for remote use.

Turning the impossible into reality

For 20 years, PillCam™ capsule endoscopy has been creating new futures for patients looking for answers.

Committed to Continuous Innovation

Explore our full product portfolio

Small Bowel        

PillCamTM SB 3 Capsule         


PillCamTM COLON 2 Capsule                

Small Bowel/Colon

PillCamTM Crohn's Capsule

Safety has the highest priority

PillCamTM Patency Capsule

20 years, 20 stories

Celebrate with us the 20 year milestone!

This is only the beginning.

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Find out about the research behind PillCamTM

Dori Peleg from R&D Artificial Intelligence, talks about the technology behind the PillCamTM.

Insights into PillCamTM's global impact

Denise Malvehy talks about PillCamTM's global impact, and its continuous innovation.

How PillCam™ Capsule Endoscopy Can Help During COVID-19

We know that determining whether or not to perform an urgent procedure is a complex decision under today’s circumstances. Learn how PillCam™ capsule endoscopy can help.

It Takes Guts

Show the world YOU are the face of GI innovation and make an impact with our “It Takes Guts” app.

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* Cotter J, Castro F, Magalhaes J, Moreira M, Rosa B. Validation of the Lewis score for the evaluation of small-bowel Crohn’s disease activity. Endoscopy. 2015 Apr;47(4):330-5.