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  • J Gastrointest Dig Syst 2017, Vol 7(6): 544
  • DOI: 10.4172/2161-069X.1000544

Capsule Based Gastric Rhythm Analyzer: A Tool for Diagnosing Gastric Diseases

Gokul M*#, Durgadevi N# and Ram Kumar C#
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Dr. NGP Institute of Technology, , Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
#Contributed equally to this work
*Corresponding Author : Gokul M, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Dr. NGP Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, Tel: +91-8124723893, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Dec 13, 2017 / Accepted Date: Dec 21, 2017 / Published Date: Dec 27, 2017

Abstract

The proposal of this revolutionary project is a mission which has never been thought by any human kind and which is now on the verge of production by us. Electrogastrography and capsule endoscopy are contributing in the diagnosis of Gastric diseases. On their individual functioning, as a diagnostic tool, they are not capable of producing appropriate results such as the position of tumor in the GI tract. The recording of electrical rhythmic activity can mimic the disability of gastric cells which can’t be diagnosed by endoscopic procedures. Integrating the gastric rhythmic information and capsule endoscopy can lead to an ultimate diagnosis of gastric diseases. The structural information which is captured by a capsule consisting of a camera, LEDs and transmitter provides a visual diagnosis of the gastric disorders/infection. The functional information is obtained by recording the electrical rhythmic activity of the gastric cell via surface electrodes. By mapping the electrical rhythmic signal with the image acquired from the capsule provides the accurate localization of the abnormality.

Keywords: Positioning of the tumor; Gastric rhythms; Capsule endoscopy; Surface electrodes; Electro gastrogram

Citation: Gokul M, Durgadevi N, Kumar CR (2017) Capsule Based Gastric Rhythm Analyzer: A Tool for Diagnosing Gastric Diseases. J Gastrointest Dig Syst 7: 544. Doi: 10.4172/2161-069X.1000544

Copyright: © 2017 Gokul M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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