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Capsule Endoscopy

A Capsule endoscopy is a simple test which your doctor will consider doing to look for bleeding or other conditions occurring in a part of the small intestine that cannot be investigated with a standard endoscope. Learn more about capsule endoscopy in children by downloading these educational materials.

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Videos

You can help put your child at ease about an upcoming endoscopy through the following step-by-step video guide:

Endoscopy Guide for Children

Guía de Endoscopia para los niños en español

Comic Strip

Learn about capsule endoscopy as Cappy takes a trip to the Center of the Intestine.

Cappy's Greatest Adventure.

Capsule Endoscopy comic

IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.