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Video capsule endoscopy

Video capsule endoscopy

Video capsule endoscopy: A video capsule endoscopy is a procedure in which the patient swallows a pill that contains a tiny camera; the camera transmits photographs to a monitoring device that the patient wears for eight hours; the patient eats a small meal and drinks liquids to facilitate movement of the device into the colon.

Video capsule endoscopy: Other Names

Other names for Video capsule endoscopy include:

  • VCE
  • Wireless capsule endoscopy

Symptoms Associated with Video capsule endoscopy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Video capsule endoscopy:

  • Anemia
  • Unexplained gastrointestinal pain
  • Inconclusive small bowel enteroscopy

Diseases Associated with Video capsule endoscopy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Video capsule endoscopy:

Basic Information: Video capsule endoscopy

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Video capsule endoscopy' may be involved.

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