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For 20 years, PillCam™ capsule endoscopy has been creating new futures for patients looking for answers. Learn about PillCam's global impact, and its continuous innovation.
The PillCam™ SB 3 system allows for direct visualization of the small bowel, supporting greater confidence when monitoring lesions3 that may be related to GI bleeding, iron deficiency anemia, or Crohn's disease. The system features advanced optics and imaging designed to deliver exceptional images of the mucosa.
This system includes innovative features like adaptive frame rate technology, which supports image acquisition that is uniquely suited to each patient's motility, as well as the tools you need to record and interpret study results. The software contains our most advanced algorithms, providing you with the tools you need to efficiently read and interpret study results.
The PillCam™ Crohn’s platform is the only product that allows physicians to directly and minimally invasively visualize the small bowel and colonic mucosa in a single procedure, potentially reducing the number of exams and making disease management more convenient.1,2
Achieve direct visualization of the colon with the PillCam™ COLON 2 system. This innovative capsule endoscopy solution provides clear images of the colon to support detection of polyps with a minimally invasive, patient-friendly device.
With innovative features like adaptive frame rate technology, advanced optics, and an extra-wide angle of view, this system has proven accuracy for detecting colon polyps.([FOOTNOTE=Eliakim R, Yassin K, Niv Y, Metzger J, Lachter J, Gal E, et al. Prospective multicenter performance evaluation of the second-generation colon capsule compared with colonoscopy. Endoscopy. 2009 Dec;41(12):1026-31.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]), ([FOOTNOTE=Spada C, Hassan C, Munoz-Navas M, Neuhaus H, Deviere J, Fockens P, et al. Second Generation PillCam™ COLON Capsule Compared with Colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011;74(3):581-589.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]), ([FOOTNOTE=User Manual (DOC-2044-02, March 2013), page 19.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]).
The PillCam™ patency capsule is a dissolvable capsule that provides a simple and convenient way to verify adequate patency of the gastrointestinal tract prior to PillCamTM capsule endoscopy. In patients with known or suspected strictures, a PillCam™ patency capsule may be given to help physicians assess if capsule endoscopy is a good option.
Authors: Bruining, D., Oliva, S., Fleisher, M., et al.
Published in: BMJ Open Gastroenterology. 2020.
Authors: Lobo, A., Torrejon Torres, R., McAlindon, M., et al.
Published in: International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2020.
The PillCam™ capsule endoscopy platform enables comprehensive GI tract imaging — and supports you in providing the very best care. Given Imaging, owned by Medtronic, was the pioneer in capsule endoscopy, developing new clinically backed products for an increasing number of applications.
We know that determining whether to perform an urgent procedure is a complex decision under today’s circumstances. PillCam™ capsule endoscopy can help your decision-making process and offer several benefits.
Contact us to learn more about the clinical and patient benefits of the PillCamTM Capsule Endoscopy System.