Photopill Medical Ltd.
|Photopill Medical Ltd. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140081360||CAPSULE PHOTOTHERAPY - A method for providing phototherapy to a GI tract including using a capsule imager to scan at least a portion of a GI tract, estimating a location of a diseased portion of the GI tract, and based, at least in part, on the estimated location, using a phototherapy capsule to provide phototherapeutic light to the diseased portion.||03-20-2014|
|20130013031||CAPSULE PHOTOTHERAPY - The present invention provides a swallowable capsule suitable for providing phototherapy to a region of a patient's gastrointestinal (GI) tract, the capsule comprising one or more light sources emitting in the visible and/or NIR ranges and optical elements for shaping the light beam produced by said light sources, such that said light source(s) and said optical elements are capable of delivering an effective therapeutic dose to a target site within the GI tract. The present invention further provides a method for intraluminal phototherapy of the gastrointestinal tract using a swallowable capsule as described hereinabove.||01-10-2013|
|20120253204||SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PHOTOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT OF RECTAL DISEASES - A phototherapeutic system for providing phototherapy to a patient's lower parts of a gastrointestinal (GI) tract, the phototherapeutic system including a capsule sized and shaped for insertion into the rectum, the capsule including one or more phototherapeutic light sources. A method for intra-luminal phototherapy of the lower parts of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract including inserting a phototherapeutic device including one or more phototherapeutic light sources into the rectum, activating the light sources, and providing light at a dose suitable for providing a phototherapeutic effect. Related apparatus and methods are also described.||10-04-2012|
Patent applications by Photopill Medical Ltd.