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US20070173696 Capsular endoscope  
According to the present invention, a capsular endoscope having at least an image pickup optical system, an illumination unit, an image pickup portion, and a circuit board comprises a marker...
US20050049461 Capsule endoscope and capsule endoscope system  
A capsule endoscope includes a storage unit that stores signal processing data necessary for signal processing specific to an imaging device of a capsule endoscope, and a transmitting unit that...
US20110077464 MEDICAL APPARATUS EMPLOYING FLEXIBLE LIGHT STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING SAME  
A method of manufacture and medical apparatus that provides an apparatus useful in illuminating at least a portion of a lumen of a body. The apparatus includes an elongated flexible member and a...
US20090137869 SELF-ADVANCING DEVICE  
A device which includes an elongate body with a movable mass arranged for sliding movement within the body is disclosed. The element is arranged to decelerate toward an end of the body in order to...
US20080255425 NANOPARTICLE TREATED MEDICAL DEVICES  
Various compositions, methods, and devices are provided that use fluorescent nanoparticles, which can function as markers, indicators, and light sources. The fluorescent nanoparticles can be...
US20080183192 CONTRALATERAL INSERTION METHOD TO TREAT HERNIATION WITH DEVICE USING VISUALIZATION COMPONENTS  
A method for performing a selective discectomy is disclosed whereby a path for insertion of a tissue removal device is created by inserting a cannula with a flexible distal end position into an...
US20080091068 Endoscope assembly  
A locomotive endoscope assembly including a locomotive endoscope head, including a main portion extending along a longitudinal axis and having a first selectably inflatable balloon associated...
US20070032701 Insertable device and system for minimal access procedure  
The present invention provides a system and single or multi-functional element device that can be inserted and temporarily placed or implanted into a structure having a lumen or hollow space, such...
US20050143627 Fluorescence endoscopy video systems with no moving parts in the camera  
A fluorescence endoscopy video system includes a multi-mode light source that produces light for white light and fluorescence imaging modes. Light from the light source is transmitted through an...
US20050065407 Energy supplying coil and capsule endoscope system  
An energy supplying coil for supplying energy to a capsule endoscope includes a coil wound around an outside of a subject into which the capsule endoscope is introduced. The capsule endoscope is...
US20110137124 OPTICAL IMAGING CATHETER FOR ABERRATION BALANCING  
An Optical imaging catheter that balances optical aberrations and allows recording of high quality optical images while relaxing the requirement of a fluid occupying the space between the prism...
US20070213632 Endoscope system, biopsy-sample container, method of obtaining biopsy samples, and method of processing biopsy samples  
A sample container containing a biopsy sample obtained by an instrument is arranged in the operation section of an endoscope. The sampling means of an instrument inserted into the subject through...
US20080146877 Capsule type endoscope  
A capsule type endoscope includes an illumination device, an imaging device, and a transparent cover covering the illumination device and the imaging device. The imaging device has an objective...
US20070197870 Encapsulated endoscope system in which endoscope moves in lumen by itself and rotation of image of region to be observed is ceased  
An encapsulated endoscope system in accordance with the present invention comprises: an encapsulated endoscope that rotates to develop a thrust; a controller that moves the encapsulated endoscope...
US20070191677 Image processing method and capsule type endoscope device  
An image processing method is provided which can determine if an image obtained by capturing an image of a subject is an image inappropriate for observation and diagnosis or not. The image...
US20060030754 Self propelled device  
A sensing device includes a propulsion system that is typically substantially or completely within the sensing device. The propulsion system may include, for example, a rotatable propeller. The...
US20050288555 Methods and devices for illuminating, vievwing and monitoring a body cavity  
A device and method for illuminating, viewing and monitoring internal body surfaces without an external attachment is disclosed. The present device includes a housing that is suitable for...
US20050250991 Capsule type endoscope  
A capsule-type endoscope comprising a capsule body, an image pickup element, illuminating elements, an image signal processing circuit, a memory, an image information transmitting circuit and an...
US20050059894 Automated endoscopy device, diagnostic method, and uses  
The present invention is an automated endoscopic device and diagnostic method, which performs at least one other disease detection method simultaneously during a white light endoscopic procedure....
US20050043587 Capsular endoscope  
According to the present invention, a capsular endoscope having at least an image pickup optical system, an illumination unit, an image pickup portion, and a circuit board comprises a marker...
US20090177094 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TISSUE EXAMINATION, DIAGNOSTIC, TREATMENT, AND/OR MONITORING  
Procedures, techniques, and systems for in vivo monitoring, diagnosis, and treatment of tissue during the same or concomitant medical procedure. In disclosed embodiments, during a same or...
US20070282169 Capsule endoscopic system and image processing apparatus  
A capsule endoscope for endoscopic imaging is swallowable in a body, for image pickup of an object. In a capsule endoscopic system, a receiver receives image data in a form of a radio signal from...
US20070142708 Capsule-type medical device and medical system  
A capsule-type medical device which is advanced through a digestive tract of a human being or animal for conducting an examination, therapy, or treatment is provided. The capsule-type medical...
US20070118012 Method of assembling an in-vivo imaging device  
An in-vivo imaging device having a closed housing containing internal components including two optical heads located on rigid portions of a circuit board connected by a flexible portion. The...
US20070016130 Complex Shaped Steerable Catheters and Methods for Making and Using Them  
Apparatus and methods are provided for accessing a body lumen within a patient's body. Generally, the apparatus includes a tubular member including proximal and distal ends, a steering element...
US20050027166 Endoscope system for fluorescent observation  
An endoscope system is disclosed for detecting fluorescent light emitted in the near-infrared region by a plurality of fluorescent labeling materials introduced into a living tissue. An...
US20070175482 Apparatus for introducing an airway tube into the trachea having visualization capability and methods of use  
Apparatus for introducing an airway tube within a patient's trachea, and methods of use, are provided, in which the an elongated rigid bougie includes a light source and imaging system configured...
US20070106112 Device, system and method for in-vivo imaging of a body lumen  
An in vivo device, system and a method for imaging a body lumen, typically liquid filled body lumen. The in vivo device may have a specific gravity of about 1 or a volume to weight ratio that...
US20050192478 System and method for endoscopic optical constrast imaging using an endo-robot  
A system and method for endoscopic optical imaging using an endo-robot is provided. The method for performing endoscopic optical imaging using a capsule endoscope comprises: navigating the capsule...
US20120029291 METHODS AND DEVICES OF IMAGING AND BIOPSY  
Certain embodiments include an endoscope and methods for imaging using the endoscope. The endoscope may include an imaging channel and a tip positioned at one end of the imaging channel, the tip...
US20100217080 Disposable Sheath for Use with an Imaging System  
The present invention provides disposable illumination sheaths as a sterile barrier between an imaging device and a patient. An exemplary sheath can generally be usable with any imaging system...
US20100160792 Spectroscope With Modified Field-of-View  
A spectroscope for detecting vulnerable plaques includes an optical fiber extending through a catheter. The optical fiber has a field-of-view that is modified to preferentially collect light...
US20090312608 METHOD AND DEVICES OF IMAGING AND BIOPSY  
Certain embodiments include an endoscope and methods for imaging using the endoscope. The endoscope may include an imaging channel and a tip positioned at one end of the imaging channel, the tip...
US20070161854 System and method for endoscopic measurement and mapping of internal organs, tumors and other objects  
A system and method for endoscopic measurement and mapping of internal organs, tumors and other objects. The system includes an endoscope with a plurality of light sources and at least one camera;...
US20060161048 Flexible video scope extension and methods  
An endoscopic device includes a hand-held base, a camera connected with the hand-held base, and a light source connected with the hand-held base for illuminating an area above the camera. The...
US20050187433 In-vivo imaging device providing constant bit rate transmission  
A device, system and method may enable the obtaining of in-vivo images or other data from within body lumens or cavities, such as images of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, where the data obtained...
US20050054897 Capsule endoscope and capsule endoscope system  
A capsule endoscope includes a function executing unit which executes predetermined functions including capturing an image in a subject where the capsule endoscope is introduced; a package which...
US20150112145 DIAPHRAGM ENTRY FOR POSTERIOR SURGICAL ACCESS  
Methods and devices described herein facilitate improved treatment of body organs.
US20110275899 SPECTRALLY ENCODED MINIATURE ENDOSCOPIC IMAGING PROBE  
A spectrally encoded endoscopic probe having high resolution and small diameter comprising at least one flexible optical fiber; an energy source; a grating through which said energy is transmitted...
US20090306470 MEDICAL APPARATUS  
A medical apparatus of the present invention includes a medical device configured to be introduced into a body, and the medical apparatus further includes: an image pickup portion which is...
US20070073106 Capsule medical device  
A capsule medical device inserted into a body cavity has a receiving device such as an antenna and the like, for receiving data from outside the capsule medical device. This capsule medical device...
US20060129128 Method and system for drug delivery  
A medical device and procedure for delivering a drug into a uterus are described. In one implementation, the medical device includes a first elongate member, a second elongate member and a stopper...
US20060020172 OCT laryngoscope  
The invention relates to a laryngoscope with a light guiding portion for insertion into a patient's oral cavity and an observation device for diagnostics with visible light, comprising an...
US20090143640 COMBINATION IMAGING AND TREATMENT ASSEMBLIES  
Combination imaging and treatment assemblies are described herein which may utilize a deployment catheter in combination with an endoscopic system. The combined system comprises an open...
US20070270651 Device and method for illuminating an in vivo site  
The invention relates to a device and method for providing images of an in vivo site during in vivo procedures, such as laparoscopy wherein the device is capable of illuminating an internal body...
US20070238930 ENDOSCOPE TIPS, SCANNED BEAM ENDOSCOPES USING SAME, AND METHODS OF USE  
Apparatuses and methods for scanned beam endoscopes, endoscope tips, and scanned beam imagers are disclosed. In one aspect, a scanned beam endoscope includes at least one light detection element...
US20070129602 Device, method and system for activating an in-vivo imaging device  
A device, system, and method for activating an ingestible imaging device with an RF radiation signal such that an imaging device that may be initially in a dormant state may be activated prior to...
US20060217593 Device, system and method of panoramic multiple field of view imaging  
Device, system and method of panoramic multiple field of view imaging. For example, an in-vivo imaging device includes an imager able to acquire an in-vivo image including at least a first...
US20060149132 Device and method for in vivo illumination  
An in vivo imaging device including an illumination unit. The illumination unit may include, for,example, an illumination source such as an OLED.
US20140128674 CONTACT-FREE MAGNETIC COUPLING FOR AN ENDOSCOPE, AND ENDOSCOPE  
A contact-free magnetic coupling for an endoscope. The contact-free magnetic coupling including: an outer coupling part; and an inner coupling part. Wherein the inner coupling part is disposed...

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