Patent Number: 7,822,463

Title: Method for delivering a device to a target location

Abstract: An autonomous device that may include for example a camera, a transmitter for transmitting a signal from the camera and a storage compartment for retaining a substance in the device. A method of delivering a medicament to a patient including imaging a gastro intestinal tract with an autonomous device, identifying a target location in such tract, and releasing a medicament from the device at the target location.

Inventors: Meron; Gavriel (Petach Tikva, IL), Iddan; Gavriel J. (Haifa, IL)

Assignee: Given Imaging Ltd.

International Classification: A61B 5/05 (20060101); A61B 1/04 (20060101); G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00