Capsule Endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy



Capsule Endoscopy

  • 1. Capsule endoscopy enables us to visualise the entire digestive tract by the patient swallowing a capsule.
  • 2. It contains a tiny camera, battery, light source and transmitter.
  • 3. Patient undergoes bowel preparation prior to the procedure.
  • 4. It passes along the digestive tract, transferring images to a data receiver carried by the patient.
  • 5. VGM advanced endoscopy unit is the only centre in India to have the latest Pill cam colon 2 capsule. Real time visualisation is possible with latest Pill cam colon 2, even before the study is completed.
  • 6. VGM is one of the two research centres in the whole world for Capsovision Capsocam, lateral viewing capsule, Saratoga, USA.
  • 7. It helps in screening for digestive tract cancers in high risk families who require cancer screening.
  • 8. It is painless and the patient can carry about with normal activities during the procedure.

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