Evaluation of PillCam® Express Capsule Endoscopy Delivery System

2014-08-27 03:15:10 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a trans-endoscopic capsule placement Capsule Endoscopy Delivery System.


Natural ingestion of a wireless capsule endoscope (e.g. PillCam™ SB) is contraindicated in subjects with oropharyngeal or mechanical dysphagia, gastroparesis and known or suspected anatomical abnormalities. In addition, ingestion of a wireless capsule endoscope may be challenging in the pediatric population. The PillCam® Express Capsule Endoscopy Delivery System is intended to provide physicians with the capability to place capsules in the proximal duodenum using the accessory channel of a standard endoscope.

The PillCam™ SB capsule to be used in this study was cleared by the FDA in August 2001 for small bowel evaluation. It has been ingested to date by more than 1,000,000 people worldwide and is well accepted by subjects and physicians as well as the professional societies.

Further details of the PillCam®Express Capsule Endoscopy Delivery System can be found in the device description section.

This study is designed to evaluate the performance and safety of the Capsule Endoscopy Delivery System in subjects indicated to undergo a standard Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) endoscopy

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic


Small Bowel Disease


PillCam® Express Capsule Endoscopy Delivery System


Alabama Digestive Disorders Center, P. C.
United States




Given Imaging Ltd.

Results (where available)

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