Improved capsule hardware and software

Felice Schnoll-Sussman, Fouad A. Otaki

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783319144153
ISBN (Print)9783319144146
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • 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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