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  • Device
  • The Given® Diagnostic System offers an alternative approach for endoscopic visualization of the colon using capsule endoscopy, an ingestible device which contains imagers, light sources, a power source and a RF transmitter. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • World's smallest DNA computing machine system - "the smallest biological computing device" ever constructed, according to Guinness Book of Records, which is composed of enzymes and DNA molecules capable of performing simple mathematical calculations and which uses its input DNA molecule as its sole source of energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • After completing his M.B.B.S. at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University in Gujarat, India in 1988 and his MS in general surgery in 1992, he went to Germany as a clinical fellow and trainee in advanced therapeutic endoscopy and endosonography at the Department of Endoscopic Surgery of University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany under Prof. Nib Soehendra and Dr. Kenneth Binmoeller. (wikipedia.org)
  • undergo
  • Furthermore, compared to standard colonoscopy, the Given® Diagnostic System may be more readily accepted by the subjects, thereby improving subjects' willingness to undergo a diagnostic evaluation of the colon and comply with colorectal cancer screening recommendations. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Screening
  • This is expected to improve the capability of the Given® Diagnostic System to detect colonic pathologies and to serve as a diagnostic and screening tool for colonic disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Screening for varices with a video endoscopy is limited by its cost, patient compliance, and the risks of sedating a patient with portal hypertension. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Capsule endoscopy is a novel method that may reduce the costs and increase compliance for screening. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Gastroenterology
  • The foundation encourages fellowships and provides stipends for young doctors who aspire to learn and further train in the field of gastroenterology hepatology and endoscopy. (wikipedia.org)
  • This course also saw the launch of India's first online educational portal in gastroenterology called Endoscopy Guru through which he conducts free live webinars and classes for doctors across the world to educate them in timely diagnosis and treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • ingestion
  • You will be able to drink clear liquids after 2 hours and eat a light meal after 4 hours following the capsule ingestion, unless your physician instructs you otherwise. (mygiassociates.com)
  • images
  • The Capsule transmits the acquired images via digital radio frequency communication channel to the Given® Data Recorder unit located outside the body. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Optical
  • The light source is normally outside the body and the light is typically directed via an optical fiber system. (wikipedia.org)
  • contains
  • In other cases, your doctor will want you to take your medication two hours before or after you swallow the camera capsule that contains the camera. (irishealthservices.com)
  • You'll be able to do most normal activities after swallowing the capsule that contains the camera. (pharmacypedia.org)
  • The capsule is the size and shape of a pill and contains a tiny camera. (wikipedia.org)
  • A monthly newsletter called Gastrovision that contains case capsules and discussions is an initiative of and supported by Dr. Rathod Medical Foundation. (wikipedia.org)