Crohn’s Disease

With A Single Capsule.

The PillCam™ Crohn’s system is the only product that noninvasively and directly visualizes the small bowel and colonic mucosa with one procedure.1

The PillCam™ Crohn’s system is an innovative solution that enables efficient visualization of Crohn’s disease activity. Compared to traditional modalities, you can expect to see several advantages with this advanced system in your practice today.

  • By adding to an existing platform, it cuts investment and leads to long-term savings
  • May support greater clinical and economic efficiency by reducing the need for multiple procedures
  • May increase patient satisfaction2 by offering a noninvasive solution that does not require sedation or radiation

Featuring advanced optics and additional coverage to capture detailed images, the PillCam™ Crohn’s system enables pan-intestinal visualization. Enhancements that are unique to this system include:

  • Adaptive frame rate technology obtains comprehensive visualization in areas of fast transit by capturing images up to 35 frames per second
  • Field of view that allows for a 344° view between both capsule heads, providing complete coverage of the small bowel and colon
  • PillCam™ software v9 can make the interpretation of results convenient with the new, improved, and simple-to-use graphic user interface
PillCam™ Crohn’s System Specifications
Physical Dimensions Length: 32.3 mm+0.5 mm
Diameter: 11.6 mm
Weight 2.9 g ± 0.1 g
Material Biocompatible plastic
Optical # of optical heads 2
Illumination 4 white light emitting diodes on each side
Field of view (per camera) 172° ISO-8600-3
Effective visibility Distance: 3 cm
Min detectable object At least 0.1 mm
Operational Operating time Minimum of 10 hours
Chemical safety Resistant to dissolution in pH=2 to pH=8
Battery type Silver Oxide batteries
Operating temperature 20-40° C
Bandwidth 3.2 MHz @ 2.7 Mbps;
9.7 MHz @ 8.1 Mbps
Storage temperature 0-25° C
Uplink communication Operating frequency 434.1 MHz
Frame rate 4-35 fps
Date rate 2.7 Mbps and 8.1 Mbps
Modulation type MSK/Digital data
Effective radiated power -44.56 dBm
Downlink communication Operating frequency 13.6 MHz
Receiver bandwidth ± 150 kHz
Why Capsule Endoscopy?