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1. EP2632319 - A DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE

Office European Patent Office
Application Number 11776502
Application Date 24.10.2011
Publication Number 2632319
Publication Date 04.09.2013
Publication Kind A1
IPC
A61B 1/04
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
1Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes; Illuminating arrangements therefor
04combined with photographic or television appliances
A61B 5/07
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
07Endoradiosondes
CPC
A61B 5/14507
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
145Measuring characteristics of blood in vivo, e.g. gas concentration, pH value; ; Measuring characteristics of body fluids or tissues, e.g. interstitial fluid, cerebral tissue
14507specially adapted for measuring characteristics of body fluids other than blood
A61B 1/041
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
1Instruments for performing medical examinations of the interior of cavities or tubes of the body by visual or photographical inspection, e.g. endoscopes
04combined with photographic or television appliances
041Capsule endoscopes for imaging
A61B 5/061
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
06Devices, other than using radiation, for detecting or locating foreign bodies
061Determining position of a probe within the body employing means separate from the probe, e.g. sensing internal probe position employing impedance electrodes on the surface of the body
A61B 5/073
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
07Endoradiosondes
073Intestinal transmitters
A61B 5/14539
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
145Measuring characteristics of blood in vivo, e.g. gas concentration, pH value; ; Measuring characteristics of body fluids or tissues, e.g. interstitial fluid, cerebral tissue
14539for measuring pH
A61B 5/14546
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
145Measuring characteristics of blood in vivo, e.g. gas concentration, pH value; ; Measuring characteristics of body fluids or tissues, e.g. interstitial fluid, cerebral tissue
14546for measuring analytes not otherwise provided for, e.g. ions, cytochromes
Applicants UNIV WARWICK
Inventors COVINGTON JAMES
ARASARADNAM RAMESH
NWOKOLO CHUKA
Designated States
Priority Data 201018253 29.10.2010 GB
2011052063 24.10.2011 GB
Title
(DE) DIAGNOSTISCHE VORRICHTUNG
(EN) A DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE
(FR) DISPOSITIF DE DIAGNOSTIC
Abstract
(EN)
The invention relates to diagnostic devices, which are capable of characterising gases and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) present in the gastrointestinal tract, for diagnosing diseases. The invention extends to apparatuses for use in the in vivo detection and characterisation of gases and VOCs, and to methods for diagnosing diseases.

(FR)
L'invention porte sur des dispositifs de diagnostic qui sont aptes à caractériser des gaz et autres composés organiques volatils (COV) présents dans le tractus gastro-intestinal, pour diagnostiquer des maladies. L'invention s'étend à des appareils destinés à être utilisés dans la détection in vivo et la caractérisation de gaz et de COV, et à des procédés de diagnostic de maladies.

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