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  • endoscope
  • 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)
  • A conventional capsule endoscope examines the small intestine using a pill-sized video capsule which has its own lens and light source. (redorbit.com)
  • To address the problems with a conventional capsule endoscope in visualizing the stomach, a new tool for maneuvering the capsule using an external handheld magnet was developed, allowing targeted investigation of all regions of the stomach," said study lead author Jutta Keller, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. (redorbit.com)
  • The aim of our study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the magnetic maneuvering of a capsule endoscope in a human stomach. (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)
  • A capsule endoscope has a solid image sensor introduced into a subject for picking up an image in the subject. (google.com.au)
  • 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)
  • esophagus
  • In seven subjects, both the cardia (part of the stomach immediately adjacent to the esophagus) and the pylorus (part of the stomach through which contents are emptied into the small intestine) were inspected and 75 percent or more of the gastric mucosa was visualized (greater than or equal to 50 percent in all of the remaining subjects). (redorbit.com)
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the digestive acid in the stomach comes in contact with the esophagus. (wikipedia.org)
  • proton-pump inhi
  • sold under the brand names Nexium or Nexum, among others) is a proton-pump inhibitor which reduces stomach acid. (wikipedia.org)
  • A derivative of timoprazole, omeprazole, was discovered in 1979, and was the first of a new class of drug that control acid secretion in the stomach, a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). (wikipedia.org)
  • acid
  • Another step is to take the fish oil supplement with meals, which increases the amount of stomach acid that can help to digest the fish oil more comfortably. (livestrong.com)
  • The Heidelberg test is a medical diagnostic test used in the diagnosis of hypochlorhydria, i.e. insufficient hydrochloric acid in the stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • This device tracks acid levels in the stomach as the patient swallows small amounts of baking soda, which neutralises the hydrochloric acid in the stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Rahbar - Heidelberg pH Testing" section The Heidelberg Diagnostic test is used to diagnose Hypochlorhydria (reduced acid production), Hyperchlorhydria (excessive acid production), Achlorhydria (no acid production), Pyloric Insufficiency, Heavy Stomach Mucus (from infection or ulceration), Acute and Sub-acute Gastritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The time it takes for the stomach to reacidify back down to its original fasting acid level will determine what condition the patient has. (wikipedia.org)
  • By inhibiting the functioning of this transporter, the drug prevents formation of stomach acid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acid secretion by the human stomach results in a median diurnal pH of 1.4. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are no drug interactions for normal capsules or eye drops, but the extended release capsules should not be taken with drugs that affect stomach acid like proton pump inhibitors or with alcohol, as they can cause the drug to be released too quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • duodenum
  • They set the maximum frequency at which the muscle can contract: stomach - about 3 waves in a minute, duodenum - about 12 waves in a minute, jejunum - about 11 waves in a minute. (wikipedia.org)
  • irritable bowel sy
  • citation needed] Additionally, peppermint oil has been shown to be an effective remedy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with constipation, particularly in capsule form, which bypasses the stomach in order to act in the small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • gastric mucosa
  • 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)
  • We found that the magnetic maneuvering of the capsule was safe and very well-tolerated, with excellent responsiveness of the capsule to movements of the outer magnet so that detailed visualization of the gastric mucosa could be achieved. (redorbit.com)
  • clarification needed] By preventing the drug from dissolving into the stomach, enteric coating may protect gastric mucosa from the irritating effects of the medication itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • absorption
  • The particles mix with food, keeping it in the stomach longer and slowing the absorption of nutrients in the small intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • fatty acids
  • If you have not taken fish oil previously and begin taking high doses of fish oil -- typically about 3 g of fish oil -- your stomach may become irritated because it is not accustomed to digesting this amount of fatty acids. (livestrong.com)
  • liver
  • Phyllanthus niruri has been used in Ayurveda for problems of the stomach, genitourinary system, liver, kidney and spleen. (wikipedia.org)
  • physician
  • The magnetic field enables the physician to control the capsule with a joystick. (innovations-report.com)
  • Physician-formulated Similase® Sensitive Stomach combines Pure Plant Enzymes™ with the demulcent herbs marshmallow and slippery elm to provide gentle support for the GI tract. (earthturns.com)
  • The test will also allow the physician to observe peralstaltic activity, delayed and marked delayed emptying of the stomach (Gastroparesis)and dumping syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • 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)
  • OAK BROOK, Ill. Jan. 18, 2011 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. (mdtmag.com)
  • dosage
  • The time required for an enteric-coated dosage form to reach the intestine mostly depends on the presence and type of food in the stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • taken
  • Each capsule contains 100 mg and is usually taken twice a day at twelve-hour intervals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Itraconazole oral solution should be taken an hour before food, or two hours after food (and likewise if a combination of capsules and oral solution are used). (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • The capsule is attached to a long thread to control the position of the capsule in the stomach. (wikipedia.org)
  • An electrogastrogram (EGG) is a graphic produced by an electrogastrograph, which records the electrical signals that travel through the stomach muscles and control the muscles' contractions. (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • This helps by either protecting drugs from the acidity of the stomach, the stomach from the detrimental effects of the drug, or to release the drug after the stomach (usually in the upper tract of the intestine). (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • In Rochin, police officers broke into the home of an individual who was suspected of selling narcotics and observed him place several small capsules into his mouth. (wikipedia.org)
  • water
  • Participants were required to drink 1300 mL of water, at specified intervals before the exam, to provide a necessary medium through which the capsule could be maneuvered. (cardiovascularbusiness.com)
  • Endoluminal capsule monitoring is a non-invasive medical diagnostic procedure which uses a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter embedded into an ingestible water-tight capsule. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • The second method of testing allows an un-tethered capsuled to migrate through the alamentary canal for testing the stomach, small and large bowel. (wikipedia.org)
  • meals
  • Take 1 or 2 capsules three times daily at the beginning of meals, or as recommended by your healthcare professional. (earthturns.com)
  • oral
  • The cyclodextrin contained in the oral solution can cause an osmotic diarrhea, and if this is a problem, then half the dose can be given as oral solution and half as capsule to reduce the amount of cyclodextrin given. (wikipedia.org)
  • mouth
  • After a brief struggle, officers attempted to force open the suspect's mouth, but were unable to retrieve the capsules. (wikipedia.org)
  • normal
  • Terms bradygastria and tachygastria are used at the description of deviations of frequency of an electric signal from slow waves are initiated by pacemaker in the stomach from normal frequency of 3 cycles per minute. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • Most enteric coatings work by presenting a surface that is stable at the highly acidic pH found in the stomach, but breaks down rapidly at a higher pH. (wikipedia.org)