Olympus unveils the first camera in a pill to diagnose and treat disease as it navigates the gut
By Rena Marie Pacella
Posted 07.20.2005 at 4:00 pm 0 Comments
Today the best tool for spotting trouble lurking in the small intestine is the so-called camera pill. Swallow the capsule, which is about the size of a big jellybean, and it slips passively through the gastrointestinal tract, snapping pictures at random along the way.
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