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Michael L Auer, Victor I Chornenky, Peter T Fettig, Richard C Gunderson, Jeffrey A McBroom, James S Sharrow: Guidewire catheter and apparatus for diagnostic imaging. SpectraScience, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, January 24, 1995: US05383467 (277 worldwide citation)

A catheter comprising a unitary guidewire and single mode optical fiber is used to illuminate human body channels, such as a tissue mass within a blood vessel, for purposes of diagnosis. A low coherent light source illuminates the tissue and provides a reference beam. Illumination that is reflected ...


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Amir Belson: Apparatus and methods for capsule endoscopy of the esophagus. GIVEN IMAGING, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, May 15, 2018: US09968290

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 ...