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RPAH Medical Centre, Suite G10, 100 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW 2042
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Capsule Endoscopy

Capsule Endoscopy

This procedure involves the ingestion of a small capsule that contains a tiny camera that can take 2-4 images per second for eight hours. It has been specifically developed to view the small bowel.


Capsule endoscopy is used to try and pinpoint bleeding in hidden areas in the small bowel. It is also useful for tracking small bowel tumours and obscure abdominal pain.

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Capsule endoscopy is used mainly to pinpoint bleeding in hidden areas in the small bowel.

Download the Capsule Endoscopy Information Pack for information regarding capsule endoscopy preparation; how it’s performed and more.