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Greg L Townsend, Brian T McMahon, Chester E Sievert Jr, Scott R Wilson, James L Pokorney, John P Farris, David E Porter, Mark H Feddern: Optical biopsy forceps system and method of diagnosing tissue. SpectraScience, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, May 23, 2000: US06066102 (71 worldwide citation)

A biopsy forceps device is provided for obtaining tissue samples at a site within the body, while maintaining access to the site through an access lumen of the biopsy forceps. The device includes an elongate tubular body for introduction into the body and navigation to an area of interest. An inner ...


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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 ...