|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||A61B-001/06 A61B-001/04 A61B-001/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 136|
An ingestible image scanning pill captures high resolution images of the GI tract as it passes through. Images communicated externally have exact location determination. Image processing software discards duplicate information and stitches images together, line scan by line scan, to replicate a complete GI tract as if it were stretched out in a straight line. A fully linear image is displayed to a medical professional as if the GI tract had been stretched in a straight line, cut open, laid flat out on a bench for viewing—all without making any incisions ...
1. An apparatus for displaying, a representation of a gastro intestinal (GI) tract of an animal, the apparatus comprising: a memory that stores a plurality of annular images corresponding to a plurality of portions of the GI tract as an ingestible imaging pill passes through the GI tract;a processor configured to convert the plurality of annular mages to a plurality of rectilinear images and to merge a first image from among the plurality of annular images and a second image from among the plurality of annular images to provide a composite image,wherein ...