Capsule endoscopy. Description of the method

Capsule endoscopy is a highly sophisticated method of study, allowing painless and comfortable for the patient to learn the state of his digestive tract to the small intestine. The research is conducted using a small tablet (capsule endoscope, the construction of which includes a shell, a small camera, a light sensor and battery).

During the procedure, endoscopic capsule moves independently along the gastro-intestinal tract (GIT ), while moving through transfer images to a recording device. This device, mounted on the sick, picks up the transmitted image using the sensor and collects the images throughout the work capsules (up to the floor of the day). After the operation completes, the device with the accumulated information is returned to the physician, and the capsule endoscope yourself out of a man. Where to get a capsule endoscopy you will tell the doctor. The doctor, using special software, examines the images and make a diagnosis. Analysis of the data takes only 30-90 minutes because, thanks for capsule endoscopy, the doctor can on the desktop at the same time to show you some images and highlight areas where there is the greatest possibility of bleeding, etc., In General, the duration of diagnosis of received photos by qualified doctors and what the manufacturer of the equipment used. Using the method of conducting non-invasive diagnostics: - gastrointestinal bleeding; iron deficiency anemia; chronic abdominal pain (of unknown origin), diarrhea, Crohn's disease; celiac disease; radiation enteritis; - Polozov; hemangioma; - hypobetalipoproteinemia;- syndrome Patna-Jeghers; - angiodysplasia; - peptic ulcer; - lupus enteritis; - lymphoid hyperplasia, etc. Due to capsule endoscopy collect information activity of the gastrointestinal tract and proper therapy, which is when bowel disease. In General, capsule endoscopy today is informative, safe and comfortable for patients method of research. Usually after passing through the intestines it out yourself. However, if this does not occur within the specified time may be delayed (jam). According to various sources, the frequency of such delay is from 0 to 2-5%, depending on the intended pathology. It is not the main contraindications include pregnancy and early age.

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