Monday, September 8, 2014

Camera Pill Snaps 18 Photos Per Second Inside Your Body to Detect Disorders

industry tap - Researchers have developed a  PillCam® SB capsule  that allows your doctor to see inside your small intestine. The pill’s purpose is to help diagnose Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, benign and cancerous tumors, ulcerative colitis as well as others disorders.
After being cleared for marketing by the FDA in 2001, hundreds of clinical studies are being conducted by the world’s leading gastroenterologists and thousands of patients are benefiting from PillCam® capsule endoscopy.
More about Pillcam:
Pillicam is a tiny camera fitted with a flashing LED light, which is contained in an easy-to-swallow and disposable capsule. The weight of this pill is about 4gms and it measures 0.4 inches (11mm) by one inch (26mm). It travels through the body, capturing 18 photos every second. No sedation is required, no worries of any radiation, Pillcam offers you a very convenient and less risky procedure with highly accurate results. The cost of this mind-blowing pill is around £500.   Read More