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“Video pill” may supplement standard endoscopy

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7309.358/b (Published 18 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:358
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    An Israeli firm has won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for a tiny encapsulated video camera designed to give doctors close up views of patients' small intestines.

    The “camera-in-a-pill,” developed and manufactured by Given Imaging, is designed to be swallowed. The M2A Swallowable Imaging Capsule uses wireless technology …

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