Month: September 2018

Video Capsule Endoscopy Promising for Diagnosis of Small Bowel Disease

Video capsule endoscopy (VCE) has proved to be very effective in the diagnosis of several small bowel diseases including Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS). This diagnostic procedure is performed in patients to determine the extent and the nature of the internal condition. What is Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome? Peutz-Jeghers syndrome or PJS is a kind of rare autosomal-dominant inherited […]

Indications and Contraindications for Video Capsule Endoscopy

For the past 15 years, the medical community has been using VCE or video capsule endoscopy for various diagnostic purposes. Where this diagnostic procedure can be used in most cases, there are also certain contraindications. What is Video Capsule Endoscopy? Video capsule endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure where a small camera, placed inside a small […]

How Useful Is Video Capsule Endoscopy for Small Bowel Tumors?

Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) is a diagnostic and screening procedure where a small camera is passed into the body to take the pictures of the digestive tract. The small wireless camera takes the images that are then transmitted to a recorder that is worn on a belt. The camera is built inside a small capsule […]

Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Video Capsule Endoscopy

Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) is the best diagnostic procedure to examine the gastrointestinal tract. It is used in the diagnosis and evaluation of several small bowel conditions. Although it’s a non-invasive measure, the medical community has determined several clinical guidelines for the use of the Stratis MiroCam Video Capsule Endoscopy System. Here are the clinical […]