Patent Number: 7,708,705

Title: System and method for sensing in-vivo stress and pressure

Abstract: A device (4440), system and method may sense and/or analyze in-vivo pressure or stress, and may in addition sense other data such as for example, image data. An in-vivo device (4440) may include a stress or pressure sensor (4443), and possibly an additional sensor, such as an image sensor, a pH sensor, etc. In one example the stress or pressure sensor (4443) is connected to a shell (4444) of the device.

Inventors: Iddan; Gavriel J. (Haifa, IL), Gilad; Zvika (Haifa, IL)

Assignee: Given Imaging Ltd.

International Classification: A61B 5/103 (20060101); A61B 5/117 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018