Improved capsule hardware and software

Felice Schnoll-Sussman, Fouad A. Otaki

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Abstract

The prospect of endoscopically visualizing the small bowel is a medical breakthrough. Significant technological advancements are pushing the frontier even further: improved optics, maneuverable capsules, and the possibility of simultaneous sampling and localized treatment. The field has also witnessed software advancements. This chapter will give a basic overview of the current manufacturers capsule endoscopy hardware and software with a major emphasis on the technological improvements since initial release into the marketplace.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEndoscopy in Small Bowel Disorders
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages237-244
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319144153
ISBN (Print)9783319144146
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Blood indicators
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Data download
  • Optics
  • Patient registration
  • Report generation
  • Resolution
  • Small bowel
  • Software
  • Study analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Schnoll-Sussman, F., & Otaki, F. A. (2015). Improved capsule hardware and software. In Endoscopy in Small Bowel Disorders (pp. 237-244). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14415-3_17