Discover an easy-to-swallow pill with two cameras inside that provides detailed images of your colon, to help your doctor detect polyps, which can progress to colon cancer1,2. The procedure does not require sedation, radiation, or hospital admission. And it can help your doctor determine if a colonoscopy is necessary.
See a brief overview of the PillCam™ COLON capsule endoscopy procedure.
Learn about what you need to do to prepare for your procedure.
This guide will help prepare you for the days leading up to and during your PillCam™ COLON capsule endoscopy procedure. It’s important to follow the bowel preparation instructions carefully — so your procedure is successful and your doctor can see your colon clearly.
Watch this quick video to learn what will happen on the day of your procedure.
Learn about what the recording device alerts mean and what you need to do.
Find all the support and resources you need to prepare and perform PillCam™ COLON capsule procedures. We're here to help you every step of the way.
Please be advised that only your doctor can determine whether the PillCam™ COLON capsule is the right diagnostic tool for you. Consult your gastroenterologist about its use.
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Spada C, Hassan C, Munoz-Navas M, et al. Second generation PillCam COLON capsule compared with colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011;74(3):581–589.