07797033 is referenced by 73 patents and cites 17 patents.

The present invention broadly provides an improved ingestible capsule (28) that is arranged to sense one or more physiological parameters within a mammalian body, an to transmit such parameters to an extra-corporeal receiver (50). In use, the capsule and receiver perform the method of determining the real-time location of the capsule within a tract of a mammal. This method includes the steps of providing the capsule, the capsule having one or more sensors, ingesting the capsule, transmitting a signal from the capsule, receiving the transmitted signal, and determining the real-time location of the capsule within the tract as a function of the received signal. The received signal may also indicate the value of one or more sensed parameters.

Title
Method of using, and determining location of, an ingestible capsule
Application Number
10/395602
Publication Number
7797033 (B2)
Application Date
March 24, 2003
Publication Date
September 14, 2010
Inventor
Thomas H White
Clarence
NY, US
John R Semler
Williamsville
NY, US
David T D Andrea
Getzville
NY, US
Agent
Phillips Lytle
Assignee
Smart Pill Corporation
NY, US
IPC
A61B 5/05
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