Types of Capsule Endoscopy and its Role in Pathways

Friday, January 26, 2024 14:00 - 14:30

In this session, an overview will be given about the different types of Capsule Endoscopy, its indications and contra-indications. Through case scenarios, one will explore its link as an alternative test to Endoscopy, in the most common patient pathways. An update regarding colon capsule, its role on the LGI Faster Diagnosis Standard will also be provided and challenges in setting up this service will also be provided.

Sara Santos, Senior Nurse Endoscopist, St. Thomas’ Hospital

Dean Borrow, Capsule Endoscopy Practitioner , St Thomas' Hospital

Kay Ortiz, Practice Development Nurse, St Thomas' Hospital