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Here you find important scientific publication and other references discussing video capsule endoscopy, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and other key topics.

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CE Certificates

PillCam SB and COLON are fully CE certified in the European Union and can be administered if medically induced

TÜV Süd Certificate G1 16 02 77398 001 (link) and other for PillCam by Given Imaging (Medtronic)

Current Status and Research into Overcoming Limitations of Capsule Endoscopy

Kwack and Lim look at the current situation of capsule endoscopy both in colon and small bowel

Kwack, Won Gun, and Yun Jeong Lim. “Current Status and Research into Overcoming Limitations of Capsule Endoscopy.” Clinical Endoscopy 49, no. 1 (January 2016): 8–15. doi:10.5946/ce.2016.49.1.8.

Small-bowel capsule endoscopy and device-assisted enteroscopy for diagnosis and treatment of small-bowel disorders

The ESGE provides recommendations on the use of capsule endoscopy in the small bowel based on research up to 2015

Pennazio, Marco, Cristiano Spada, Rami Eliakim, Martin Keuchel, Andrea May, Chris J. Mulder, Emanuele Rondonotti, et al. “Small-Bowel Capsule Endoscopy and Device-Assisted Enteroscopy for Diagnosis and Treatment of Small-Bowel Disorders: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline.” Endoscopy 47, no. 4 (April 2015): 352–76. doi:10.1055/s-0034-1391855.


Colon PillCam: Why Not Just Take a Pill?

Eliakim and Adler look at applications for colon capsule endoscopy and find it effective compared to colonoscopy as well as CT colonography

Eliakim, Rami, and Samuel N. Adler. “Colon PillCam: Why Not Just Take a Pill?” Digestive Diseases and Sciences 60, no. 3 (January 14, 2015): 660–63. doi:10.1007/s10620-015-3534-y.

Colon capsule endoscopy as possible filter test for colonoscopy selection in a screening population with positive fecal immunology

McNamara et al. describe a trial similar to the first one we supported at Odense University Hospital, where a positive iFOB-test is followed by video capsule endoscopy to avoid unnecessary colonoscopies for false positive results.

Holleran, Grainne, Ronan Leen, Colm O’Morain, and Deirdre McNamara. “Colon Capsule Endoscopy as Possible Filter Test for Colonoscopy Selection in a Screening Population with Positive Fecal Immunology.” Endoscopy 46, no. 6 (June 2014): 473–78. doi:10.1055/s-0034-1365402.

Second-Generation Colon Capsule Endoscopy Is Feasible in the out-of-Clinic Setting

Adler et al. try how able patients are to use colon capsule endoscopy outside of the hospital

Adler, Samuel Nathan, Cesare Hassan, Yoav Metzger, Yishai Sompolinsky, and Cristiano Spada. “Second-Generation Colon Capsule Endoscopy Is Feasible in the out-of-Clinic Setting.” Surgical Endoscopy 28, no. 2 (September 17, 2013): 570–75. doi:10.1007/s00464-013-3206-y.