The procedure is used to take images of your digestive track by swallowing a pill sized capsule. As the capsule travels through the digestive track, the camera will be able to take images of your digestive track, a location that is not easy to view with traditional endoscopy. A capsule endoscopy is used to identify diseases of the small intestine.
What can it help diagnose?
• Crohn's Disease
• Small intestinal tumors such as lymphoma, carcinoid tumor, and small intestinal cancer