Capsule endoscopy – a qualitatively novel examination method for diagnostics of small bowel diseases: tumours, Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, etc. Irreplaceable, as there are no endoscopic examinations such as gastroscopy (endoscopic examination of stomach) or colonoscopy (endoscopic examination of large bowel) that can be used of the examination of small bowel.
Capsule endoscopy examination is recommended in patients with:
- Chronic diarrhoea,
- unexplained abdominal pain,
- abrupt loss of weight,
- iron deficiency, anaemia,
- occult gastrointestinal bleeding.
In the cases of some chronic intestinal diseases capsule endoscopy allows to assess spread of the disease and helps to control the efficacy of prescribed treatment.
Capsule endoscopy. allows to examine the entire small bowel painlessly and without risk of radiation.
Mnufacturer of PillCam capsule endoscope is a company Given Imaging Ltd – the leader of non-invasive gastroenterology solutions.
Capsule endoscopy – a painless and most accurate method for small bowelexamination.
Price of capsule endoscopy examination
What factors affect the price?
The prices indicated below apply to citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Union.
If you are coming from another country please check the price by telephoning or sending an email.
When are the examinations are carried out:
2 hours for the most common (routine) blood tests and urinalysis.
The reports of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) imaging and other
instrumental examinations are usually ready immediately, i.e within 2-3 hours after the examination.
Why it is worth choosing us
- Absolutely painless and sae examination.
- The examination is carried out by the very experienced professionals.
- Modern, safe and reliable medical equipment of the worldwide leading manufacturers.
- All endoscopes and their accessories are disinfected and sterilised according to the requirements of Hygiene norms and ISO procedures.
Good to know
How the examination is carried out?
The patient swallows a vitamin pill sized capsule.
While the capsule known as “micro video camera” with a light source passes naturally along the gastrointestinal tract, the image of the mall intestine mucosa is recorded. The image is recorded in the headphone sized device attached to the patient's belt. Later these video materials are examined by the physician.
The patient during the entire examination feels comfortably.
After the examination
4 hours after the beginning of the examination the patient is allowed to eat. The capsule is designed for a single use and after passing through the gastrointestinal tract naturally and painlessly is eliminated by the bowel movement without any discomfort.
The capsule is designed for a single use and after passing through the gastrointestinal tract naturally and painlessly is eliminated by the bowel movement without any discomfort.
It is important to know:
Capsule endoscopy. can be applied for he examination of adults and children aged more than 10 year old.
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MD Radziunas Gintautas
Coloproctologist, Endoscopist, Abdominal surgeon
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Gastroenterologist (Gastrointestinal Diseases), Endoscopist
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Abdominal surgeon, Endoscopist
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