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MSNBC: FDA Approves Ingestible Camera

MSNBC has an article with pictures of a truly cool device that is now FDA approved: An ingestible camera in a capsule.

‘…The camera can take pictures of the small intestine, a 20-foot-long section that had been a �blind spot� to current diagnostic tools, said Dan Schultz, deputy director of the FDA office that reviewed the camera.

�The main advantage is that it traverses the entire length of the small intestine. Current technology we have is pretty much limited to being able to visualize the upper part of the intestine,� Schultz said.

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