Capsule Endoscopy

  • Japan Announces It Will Reimburse for PillCam SB
    YOQNEAM, Israel—Given Imaging, a provider of specialty GI products and a pioneer of capsule endoscopy, this week announced that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) has issued reimbursement codes for the PillCam Patency Capsule. ...More
    July 12, 2012 Posted in News
  • Given Declares First Capsule-Endoscopy Center of Excellence
    YOQNEAM, Israel—Given Imaging, a provider of specialty GI products and a pioneer of capsule endoscopy, this week announced the designation of the Policlinico Agostino Gemelli in Rome, Italy, as the first colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) Center of Excellence (CoE) in the world. ...More
    April 19, 2012 Posted in News
  • European Journal Publishes Capsule-Endoscopy Guidelines
    YOQNEAM, Israel—Given Imaging—a provider of specialty GI products and a pioneer of capsule endoscopy—today announced the publication of guidelines that provide physicians with a framework for using PillCam COLON 2 in daily clinical practice. The guidelines which were ...More
    March 12, 2012 Posted in News
  • Congrats to the Big Winners of a Brand-New Endo Award!
    This year, EndoNurse and Byrne Medical started a new program, the Endo All-Stars of the Year award. This program is an extension of EndoNurse's long-standing tradition of honoring superb endoscopy teams. ...More
    March 1, 2012 Posted in Blog
  • Report: GI Market Grew in 2011, Fueled Partly by Capsule Endoscopy
    NEW YORK, N.Y.—Driven by innovative devices such as capsule endoscopes, the entire gastrointestinal device market grew to $14.6 billion in 2011, according to a report released this week by healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information. Capsule endoscopy has been ...More
    February 9, 2012 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • GE Invests in Imaging Capsule for Colorectal-Cancer Detection
    NORWALK, Conn., MILWAUKEE, and ISFIYA, Israel―GE Capital and GE Healthcare, the financial services and healthcare divisions of General Electric Company, announced today an investment in Check-Cap, Ltd., a developer of an ingestible imaging capsule that may help detect ...More
    February 1, 2012 Posted in News
  • Update on PillCam COLON 2 Pivotal Trial Enrollment
    YOQNEAM, Israel―Given Imaging, a manufacturer of GI medical devices and a pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that approximately 700 patients have been enrolled in the company's PillCam COLON 2 pivotal trial, and more than 500 patients have ingested PillCam COLON ...More
    January 4, 2012 Posted in News
  • New Large, Multi-Center Trial for PillCam COLON 2
    Given Imaging, a provider of GI-medical and capsule-endoscopy devices, this week announced the initiation of and first PillCam® COLON 2 capsule procedures in a large, multi-center, pivotal PillCam® COLON 2 study, which will support the company’s planned 510(k) submission to ...More
    June 7, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Researchers Working on a Disposable Microscopic Camera
    A short article from Engadget gives a glimpse into endoscopic technology that could be available as early as 2012, according to the article. The technology is a one-cubic-millimeter throwaway camera that would provide views of the intestines. ...More
    March 14, 2011 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • PillCam SB Cleared for Detection of Crohn's Disease Lesions
    Given Imaging Ltd., a creator of specialty GI products including capsule endoscopy, today announced updated clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the PillCam® SB video capsule, including clearance to promote its use in monitoring lesions that may ...More
    March 10, 2011 Posted in News, Disorders, Procedures
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