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|1. (WO2013153859) CAPSULE-SHAPED MEDICAL DEVICE AND SYSTEM|
|Title:||CAPSULE-SHAPED MEDICAL DEVICE AND SYSTEM|
[Problem] To provide a capsule-shaped medical device and system that are capable of causing the expulsion of something inside a body. [Solution] A capsule-shaped medical device provided with a stimulus unit that applies a stimulus to a prescribed site in a body cavity. The stimulus applied by the stimulus unit may consist of vibration, an electric stimulus, or pressure. The stimulus unit may start applying the stimulus to the aforementioned prescribed site when a preset amount of time has passed since the detection of a trigger and may stop applying the stimulus when a given amount of time has passed since the start of the application of the stimulus.