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A new type of endoscopy – small, easy, comfortable

Interview with Dr. Sebastian Schostek, Vice President, Diagnostic Systems Division at Ovesco Endoscopy AG.

22.01.2020

Image: Dr. Sebastian Schostek; Copyright: Ovesco Endoscopy AG

Interview with Dr. Sebastian Schostek, Vice President, Diagnostic Systems Division at Ovesco Endoscopy AG.

Image: Endoscope capsule (left) next to an endoscope tube (right); Copyright: panthermedia.net/phonlamai

In contrast to an endoscope tube, the endoscope capsule with 11 millimeter diameter is simply swallowed by the patient. This makes it more comfortable for the patient and reduces the risk of complications.

Image: interior view of a feed pipe; Copyright: panthermedia.net/vampy1

Thanks to the endoscope camera, there are no risks associated with inserting a flexible endoscope through the esophagus. Within a few seconds the endoscope camera reaches the inside of the stomach.

Products and exhibitors around new techniques in endoscopy

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