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Capsule Endoscopy: Evaluating Your Digestive Tract with a Simple Pill!

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Have you been told that you may need an endoscopy? There may be a minimally invasive option for you. At San Jose Gastroenterology, our San Jose gastroenterologists offer Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy. Most commonly, this procedure is used to identify the cause of gastrointestinal bleeding.

For more information about our services or how a San Jose capsule endoscopy could work for you, call our office today at (408) 347-9001.

Capsule endoscopyWhy Choose a San Jose Capsule Endoscopy?

Unlike traditional endoscopy, capsule endoscopies are exactly as they sound, a capsule! The capsule is easily swallowed because it is the size of a traditional pill. The capsule contains a small camera that provides a feed to your San Jose gastroenterology doctor and may provide a diagnosis for the issues you may be having in your digestive tract.

The capsule endoscopy procedure includes:

  • Swallowing a small video capsule at the doctor’s office. The video will have a light and be able to transmit to a recorder that is worn around your waist.
  • Images will be taken periodically for your doctor to review your stomach and small intestine.
  • After the test is completed, the capsule will pass naturally.

At San Jose Gastroenterology, we work hard to ensure that our patients feel educated and aware of the test that they are undergoing, and that they are confident in our ability to care for them. While capsule endoscopy procedures are convenient, they may not work for everyone. You should avoid capsule endoscopies if you have a pacemaker or implant that has magnetic or electronic pulses.

To schedule an appointment or consultation, contact our San Jose endoscopy professionals at (408) 347-9001.

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