N.Y. GI practice to employ SmartPill monitoring system

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Gastroenterology Associates in Williamsville, N.Y., has installed the SmartPill GI monitoring system in its practice, offering the gastrointestinal (GI) technology to patients in western New York.

The Buffalo, N.Y.-based SmartPill received FDA clearance in July 2006. The SmartPill GI monitoring system, which features the SmartPill pH.p capsule, is a medical device capable of providing segmented transit times for gastric emptying, combined small and large bowel, and total GI tract, according to the company.