Wireless Capsule Endoscope Localization with Phase Detection Algorithm and Simplified Human Body Model

Paweł Oleksy, Łukasz Januszkiewicz


Wireless endoscopic capsules can visualize the inside of the digestive tract for the purpose of gastrointestinal diseases diagnose. In order to implement the appropriate treatment method, the transmitted picture should be followed by the information on the location of the endoscope. The article presents the method of localization of endoscopic capsules with wireless transmitter based on the detection of phase difference of signals in the receiver located on patients body. The proposed method uses simplified human body models that can change their dielectric properties to improve the location of the capsule endoscope.

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