Capsule Endoscopy
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Endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy

Diagnostic examination of the gastrointestinal tract using an ingestible pill-size capsule

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Capsule endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that involves the examination of the gastrointestinal tract using an ingestible pill-size capsule. The capsule is equipped with a light source, batteries, a radio transmitter, and antenna and slowly passes through the body once swallowed.

Guide Price: £1,430
**Guide prices may vary following consultation

FAQs

A capsule endoscopy is often advised when experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Heartburn and reflux
  • Indigestion
  • Bloating and distension
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Altered bowel habits

A capsule endoscopy can also be used to investigate new and/or monitor existing conditions of the gastrointestinal tract such as:

  • Hiatus hernia
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Polyps
  • Colon cancer
  • Diverticulosis
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Malabsorption
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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