New Pill-Sized Camera Can Take Photos of Crohn’s Disease, Other GI Abnormalities

New Pill-Sized Camera Can Take Photos of Crohn’s Disease, Other GI Abnormalities
covidienCovidien's breakthrough capsulized wireless endoscope device PillCam SB, is among the featured exhibits in a presentation entitled: "Tools: Extending Our Reach," that will be on display at New York's Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum for the next six months. PillCam SB is included among the 175 exhibits on display to demonstrate how the conceptualization and fashioning of tools and innovations have progressively enhanced and extended the human body's natural capacities and capabilities over two million years. The museum, which has been closed for three years for a major renovation project, just reopened on Dec. 12. The Smithsonian Institution is widely acclaimed for its dedication to public education about key events and innovative advances throughout history, and PillCam SB's elegantly innovative, patient-friendly design earned it a spot in the "Tools" presentation as one of only a few exhibits included that have been sourced from outside the Smithsonian's own collection. pillcamThe PillCam is a vitamin pill-sized, one-time-use capsule containing a tiny camera for the purpose of capturing color images of the sights and scenes d
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