A UWB Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Device

Thotahewa, Kasun ;   Redouté, Jean-Michel ;   Yuce, Mehmet

Tags Body sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsPersonal health systems

Wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) presents many advantages over traditional wired endoscopic methods. The performance of WCE devices can be...

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An Ultra-Wideband Wire Spiral Antenna for In-Body Communications Using Different Material Matching Layers

Khaleghi, Ali ;   Balasingham, Ilangko ;   Chavez-Santiago, Raul

Tags Personalised healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

In this work an ultra-wideband wire antenna was designed and fabricated for transmitting/receiving signals to/from inside the human body. The...

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Matching Layer for Path Loss Reduction in Ultra Wideband Implant Communications

Chavez-Santiago, Raul ;   Khaleghi, Ali ;   Balasingham, Ilangko

Tags Personalised healthWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

Real-time monitoring of various physiological signals is of utmost importance for the treatment of chronic conditions. Radio technology can...

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Novel Joint TOA/RSSI-Based WCE Location Tracking Method without Prior Knowledge of Biological Human Body Tissues

Ito, Takahiro ;   Anzai, Daisuke ;   Wang, Jianqing

Tags Body sensor networksWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

This paper proposes a novel joint time of arrival (TOA)/received signal strength indicator (RSSI)-based wireless capsule endoscope (WCE)...

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Performance Evaluation on FPGA-Implemented UWB-IR Receiver for In-Body to Out-Of-Body Communication Systems

Shimizu, Yuto ;   Anzai, Daisuke ;   Wang, Jianqing

Tags Wireless/ubiquitous technologies and systemsBody sensor networks

In order to design an optimized transceiver structure of ultra wideband (UWB) transmission in in-body to out-of-body communications, it is...

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Subject-Friendly Entire Gastrointestinal Screening with a Single Capsule Endoscope by Using Magnetic Navigation and the Internet

Ohta, Hidetoshi ;   Katsuki, Shinichi

Tags Wireless telemetric systemsClinical engineeringClinical trials

Ever since capsule endoscopy (CE) was introduced into clinical practice, we gastroenterologists have been dreaming of using this less invasive...

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Technical Feasibility of Patient-Friendly Screening and Treatment of Digestive Disease by Remote Control Robotic Capsule Endoscopes Via the Internet

Ohta, Hidetoshi ;   Kawashima, Makoto

Tags Clinical engineeringWireless telemetric systemsBiopsy

A few types of steerable capsule endoscopes have been proposed but disappointingly their systems were not applicable to common endoscopic...

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