(256) 261 – 2826
1105 Eagletree Lane SE, Hunstville AL 35801
(256) 261 – 2826
1105 Eagletree Lane SE, Hunstville AL 35801

Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy

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We answer common questions about Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy
What is it?
Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy
What is it?

This is a procedure where a large capsule containing a camera is swallowed. The camera takes thousands of pictures over an 8 hour period of the esophagus, stomach and small bowel.

The camera is swallowed at the hospital and the patient may leave and once the procedure is complete, brings back the recorder belt later in the day.

8 hours
Procedure duration
No pain
During procedure
We provide it at
Crestwood Medical Center - Special Procedures
1 Hospital Drive Southwest, Huntsville 35801
Go in through back entrance to registration
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