Colon Capsule

Cost*: 91,160

This package is valid until December 31, 2019

Colon Capsule

Capsule colonoscopy is a procedure similar to the capsule endoscopy for the small intestine. The major difference is that the colon capsule is equipped with two cameras on either side.

This produces images from more angles according to the difference in the size of the colon and the small intestine. After the procedure, the images and data are analyzed by computer to determine a quick and accurate treatment plan and an accurate cause of the disease. 

IMG_1109.JPGThis produces images from more angles according to the difference in the size of the colon and the small intestine. After the procedure, the images and data are analyzed by computer to determine a quick and accurate treatment plan and an accurate cause of the disease. 

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Capsule Endoscopy is used to examine the small intestine section of the digestive system. The patient swallows a small capsule which contains a miniature camera. The capsule then travels to parts of the digestive system similar to a miniature shuttlecraft with a camera and flashlight, photographing and transmitting radio signals to a receiver attached to the patient’s abdomen.

Capsule Endoscopy procedure

The procedure takes about eight hours during which the patient can carry on with normal activities. Capsule endoscopy can detect disorders in the small intestine which is very long and cannot be reached by a gastroscope. Capsule endoscopy gives an accurate diagnosis and the patient suffers no pain. The capsule is then disposed in   normal excretion. It is recommended for cases where there are unknown causes of anemia, chronic diarrhea, unexplained stomach ache and suspected tumors in the small intestine.

 

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