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1. US20130289368 - DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE

Office United States of America
Application Number 13882155
Application Date 24.10.2011
Publication Number 20130289368
Publication Date 31.10.2013
Publication Kind A1
IPC
A61B 5/07
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
07Endoradiosondes
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 5/145
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Measuring for diagnostic purposes; Identification of persons
145Measuring characteristics of blood in vivo, e.g. gas concentration, pH-value
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 5/073
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
5Detecting, measuring or recording for diagnostic purposes
07Endoradiosondes
073Intestinal transmitters
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
Applicants James Covington
The University of Warwick
Ramesh Arasaradnam
Chuka Nwokolo
Inventors James Covington
Ramesh Arasaradnam
Chuka Nwokolo
Priority Data 1018253.3 29.10.2010 GB
Title
(EN) DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE
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.

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