Capsule endoscopy and IVC filter on abdominal x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy


Patient has known history of inflammatory bowel disease.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
  1. Cholecystctomy clips.
  2. Prior vertebroplasty.
  3. Trapease IVC filter.
  4. GI sutures in right lower quadrant.
  5. The pill camera from endoscopy probably is in distal small bowel and did not cross this region even after many days.

Case Discussion

During exploratory laparotomy due to multiple adhesions the surgery was aborted prematurely. For now the pill camera was left behind.

Disclosure: I, Jayanth Keshavamurthy, have no actual or potential ethical or financial conflict of interest in relation to this device. This case is not intended to be a personal endorsement or recommendation of this product.


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Case information

rID: 27523
Published: 5th Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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