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  • light
  • A conventional capsule endoscope examines the small intestine using a pill-sized video capsule which has its own lens and light source. (redorbit.com)
  • 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)
  • Rigid Endoscopes
  • a lens system transmitting the image from the objective lens to the viewer, typically a relay lens system in the case of rigid endoscopes or a bundle of fiberoptics in the case of a fiberscope. (wikipedia.org)
  • colon
  • A wireless colon capsule for visualizing the colon for screening purposes has been developed, but is not currently FDA approved for use in the U.S. (redorbit.com)
  • The magnetic maneuverable capsule (MMC) is a modification of a standard colon capsule with magnetic disks inserted inside one of the domes of the capsule. (redorbit.com)
  • The camera is situated inside a vitamin-sized capsule and can be swallowed by the patient, which is used for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract (stomach, esophagus, colon, and duodenum). (pitchengine.com)
  • Cellulitis (infection of the skin) around the gastrostomy site Hemorrhage Gastric ulcer either at the site of the button or on the opposite wall of the stomach ("kissing ulcer") Perforation of bowel (most commonly transverse colon) leading to peritonitis Puncture of the left lobe of the liver leading to liver capsule pain Gastrocolic fistula: this may be suspected if diarrhea appears a short time after feeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • digestive tract
  • By magnetically controlling the magnetic driven parts, the capsule endoscope is allowed to rotate or move under the control of the control device to achieve better image retrieval results and improve over the poor image retrieval results obtained by the prior art since the location and direction of a traditional capsule endoscope, relying solely on the contractions of the digestive tract, cannot be controlled. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • wherein
  • 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)
  • 5 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 4 , wherein the shield unit is mounted on the circuit board as an external part. (google.com.au)
  • 6 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 4 , wherein the shield unit is formed integrally on the circuit board. (google.com.au)
  • 7 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 4 , wherein the shield unit is formed by curing a paste-like resin coated on the circuit board. (google.com.au)
  • 8 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 4 , wherein the shield unit is a chip part. (google.com.au)
  • 9 . The capsule endoscope according to claim 4 , wherein the shield unit is formed to be such an endless shape as to surround the upper end portion of the lens frame. (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)
  • and a control device including a magnetic driving part for controlling the capsule endoscope inside the organism from outside, wherein the control device actuates the plurality of magnetic driven parts by the magnetic driving part via magnetism, for enabling the capsule endoscope to rotate and move in the organism corresponding to the actuation of the magnetic driven parts. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • 5. The magnetic maneuvering system of claim 1, wherein the capsule endoscope includes a light emitting unit and an image detecting unit. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • 8. The magnetic maneuvering system of claim 1, wherein the capsule endoscope further includes a power and signal transmission unit. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • system
  • The researches show that in terms of the rate of accuracy in detecting and screening neoplastic and nonneoplastic intestinal lesions, the NBI system outperformed that of traditional endoscopes and rivaled that of chromoendoscopes. (hindawi.com)
  • Typically, a full recording covering entire human digestive system requires about 8 to 12 hours for a patient carrying a capsule endoscope and a portable image receiver/recorder unit, which produces 120,000 image frames on average. (spie.org)
  • A capsule-type endoscope includes a capsule, an objective optical system, an image pickup element, and at least one illumination light source having a light-emitting surface, and a transparent cover. (google.com)
  • A cover member (hereinafter termed a transparent cover) that is generally spherical in shape and transparent within the field of view of the objective optical system seals these items within the capsule-shaped shell. (google.com)
  • Capsule-type endoscopes as discussed above have a problem in that illumination light emitted from the illumination means is partly reflected by the inner surface of the spherical transparent cover and enters the entrance pupil of the objective optical system, which causes flare and significantly deteriorates the image contrast. (google.com)
  • A magnetic maneuvering system for capsule endoscope includes the capsule endoscope, an annular fitting sleeved around the outer surface of the capsule endoscope. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • Due to its small size, the capsule endoscope can be swallowed more easily by the patient, and, without the fiber-optic catheter, the length of the digestive system is not a concern. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • Active Locomotive Intestinal Capsule Endoscope (ALICE) System: A Prospective Feasibility Study" IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS,2015.02.01. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • Following this, the endoscope is advanced a small distance in front of the overtube and the balloon at the end is inflated. (wikipedia.org)
  • video
  • World's smallest video camera - a camera with a 0.99 mm (0.039 in) diameter, designed to fit in a tiny endoscope designed by Medigus. (wikipedia.org)
  • images
  • Images recorded by the capsule camera are transmitted and stored on a data recorder worn by the patient. (redorbit.com)
  • Typically, a capsule-type endoscope having the above-discussed structure converts into signals in vivo images that are captured on a light-receiving surface of the image pickup element. (google.com)
  • magnetic
  • The control device includes a magnetic driving part for magnetically actuating the magnetic driven parts, thus enabling the capsule endoscope to rotate and move in an organism as a result of the actuation of the magnetic driven parts. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • balloon
  • The technique involves the use of a balloon at the end of a special enteroscope camera and an overtube, which is a tube that fits over the endoscope, and which is also fitted with a balloon. (wikipedia.org)
  • device
  • The stains are typically applied to the mucosal lining of the gastrointestinal tract using a device known as a spray catheter that is inserted into the endoscope. (wikipedia.org)