Retained wireless video enteroscopy capsule: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Kelley2009RetainedWV,
  title={Retained wireless video enteroscopy capsule: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Scott R Kelley and Joann M Lohr},
  journal={Journal of surgical education},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 5},
  pages={296-300}
}
Capsule enteroscopy, which is a wireless noninvasive approach to evaluation of the small intestine, consists of an 11 x 26-mm capsule containing a miniature video camera, batteries, illuminating light-emitting diodes, a transmitter, and an antenna. The components inside the capsule are encased by a slippery, nonbiodegradable, plastic housing, which weighs less than 4 g. Information obtained from the imager, approximately 2 frames per second, is transmitted by way of radiotelemetry to an array… CONTINUE READING

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