A novel bio-inspired tactile tumour detection concept for capsule endoscopy

Winstone, B., Melhuish, C., Dogramadzi, S., Pipe, A. G. and Callaway, M. (2014) A novel bio-inspired tactile tumour detection concept for capsule endoscopy. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8608. pp. 442-445. ISSN 0302-9743 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/25730

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Examination of the gastrointestinal(GI) tract has traditionally been performed using endoscopy tools that allow a surgeon to see the inside of the lining of the digestive tract. Endoscopes are rigid or flexible tubes that use fibre-optics or cameras to visualise tissues in natural orifices. This can be an uncomfortable and very invasive procedure for the patient.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:The final publication is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09435-9_56
Uncontrolled Keywords:tumour detection, endoscopy, bio-inspired
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics
ID Code:25730
Deposited By: Professor S. Dogramadzi
Deposited On:10 Jun 2015 14:56
Last Modified:04 Mar 2018 02:07

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