09968290 cites 99 patents.

Apparatus and methods for capsule endoscopy are described for locating, positioning, steering, aiming and tracking of an endoscopy capsule (100) within a patient's esophagus and stomach. The apparatus includes an endoscopy capsule (100) with a magnetic element (110), an external capsule positioning system (200) including at least one magnet (202) movable along a track (204) for positioning the endoscopy capsule (100) within a patient. Also described are apparatus and methods for performing endoscopic spectroscopy using different wavelengths of light and other imaging technologies to diagnose various disease conditions, such as premalignant or inflammatory changes and internal bleeding.

Title
Apparatus and methods for capsule endoscopy of the esophagus
Application Number
11/631277
Publication Number
9968290 (B2)
Application Date
June 30, 2005
Publication Date
May 15, 2018
Inventor
Amir Belson
Los Altos
CA, US
Agent
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Assignee
GIVEN IMAGING
IL
IPC
A61B 8/12
A61B 34/00
A61B 5/00
A61B 1/04
A61B 1/00
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