• stomach
  • A study from researchers in Germany showed that magnetic maneuvering of a modified capsule endoscope in the stomach of healthy volunteers under clinical conditions is safe, well-tolerated, and technically feasible. (redorbit.com)
  • Maneuverability of the capsule within the stomach was excellent and visualization of the gastric mucosa, the inner lining of the stomach, was satisfactory in the majority of subjects. (redorbit.com)
  • The objective of the study was to assess the safety and efficacy of the manipulation of a modified capsule endoscope with magnetic materials in the human stomach by using a handheld external magnet. (redorbit.com)
  • Phase I: Participants swallow the tethered capsule endoscope (TCE) so that the distal end of the TCE enters the stomach. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • light
  • 2 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 1 , wherein the shield unit has such a height that the shield unit crosses a plane which comes in contact with a crest of the upper surface of the light-emitting unit close to the lens frame and a crest of the upper end portion of the lens frame. (google.com.au)
  • 3 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 2 , wherein the crest of the upper end portion of the lens frame in contact with the plane is located at the farthest end from the light-emitting unit. (google.com.au)
  • 10 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 1 , wherein the shield unit is disposed directly on a side surface of the light-emitting unit facing at least the upper end portion of the lens frame. (google.com.au)
  • 11 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 10 , wherein the shield unit is a frame member surrounding the side surface of the light-emitting unit. (google.com.au)