PillCam video camera that you swallow

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Posted February 6, 2014 by Johnny2x in Science

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Anytime you are given the option of having something you can swallow or something you need shoved up your ass you should always take the pill. Right? Unless you are into that kinda thing.

Found at Gizmag.com:

Given Imaging’s PillCam Colon was created specifically with the purpose of checking for colon cancer and is already commercially available in more than 80 countries. The study on which the FDA based its decision focused on identifying hyperplastic polyps and adenomas at least 6 mm in size. It found a 69 percent positive agreement between PillCam Colon results and a colonoscopy, and an 81 percent negative agreement.

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The video below shows PillCam’s journey through the body.

Source: Given Imaging

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