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Design of a Swallowable Microrobotic Capsule for Measuring Small Intestine Pressure1

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Pengbo Li, Benjamin S. Terry

Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
Lincoln, NE 68508

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014. DOI: 10.1115/1.4027104

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received March 3, 2014; published online July 21, 2014. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 8(3), 030910 (Jul 21, 2014) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1110; doi: 10.1115/1.4027104 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised March 03, 2014

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Topics: Pressure , Design
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Fig. 1

Small intestine pressure measurement capsule

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Fig. 2

Setup of measurement

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Fig. 3

Deformation of button 1 (top) and button 2 (bottom)

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Fig. 4

Relationship between the force and the voltage




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