JP2002282219A - Intracorporeal capsule - Google Patents

Intracorporeal capsule

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JP2002282219A
JP2002282219A JP2001082108A JP2001082108A JP2002282219A JP 2002282219 A JP2002282219 A JP 2002282219A JP 2001082108 A JP2001082108 A JP 2001082108A JP 2001082108 A JP2001082108 A JP 2001082108A JP 2002282219 A JP2002282219 A JP 2002282219A
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Toshio Chiba
Hiroshi Miyagi
敏雄 千葉
弘 宮城
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Niigata Seimitsu Kk
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Abstract

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an intracorporeal capsule capable of making continuous motions for a long period of time without requiring change of a battery.
SOLUTION: The intracorporeal capsule 110 comprises a battery 10 using the humor fed from the subcutaneous tissue as the electrolyte, a processing circuit board 20 on which various circuits operated with currents fed by the battery 10 are mounted, a body temperature sensor 30 for detecting the body temperature around the intracorporeal capsule 110, a heart rate sensor 32 for detecting the heart rate based on the variation of the pressure around the intracorporeal capsule, and an antenna 34 disposed along the inner wall of the intracorporeal capsule 110.
COPYRIGHT: (C)2002,JPO

Description

【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【発明の属する技術分野】本発明は、動物の体内や人体の皮下組織等に埋め込まれる体内カプセルに関する。 The present invention relates to relates to body capsule embedded in the subcutaneous tissue, such as the body and the body of the animal.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】従来から動物の体内に発信機を埋め込むことにより、その個体の所在地や生息場所、活動範囲等を観察する試みがなされている。 By embedding the Related Art transmitter conventionally an animal body, the location and habitat of the individual, an attempt to observe the activity range, etc. it has been made. また、人体においても、心臓ペースメーカ等の機器が埋め込まれる場合がある。 Further, even in the human body, there is a case where devices such as cardiac pacemakers are implanted. 動物の体内や人体に埋め込まれる各種の機器は動作電源が必要であり、通常は動作電源として電池が用いられる。 Various devices to be implanted in the body and the human body of an animal are needed operating power, usually a battery is used as an operating power supply.

【0003】 [0003]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】ところで、上述した動物の体内等に埋め込まれる各種の機器は、電池で動作しており、電池の寿命とともに動作が停止するため、この寿命以上の長期間にわたってこれらの機器を使用したい場合には、体内に埋め込まれた機器を一旦体外に取り出して、電池交換の後、あるいは電池を含む機器自体を新規なものに取り替えた後に、再度体内に埋め込む必要があった。 [SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION Incidentally, a variety of devices to be implanted in the body such as the above-mentioned animals is operating in battery, because the work with the life of the battery is stopped, these extended period of time over the life of If you want to use the device takes out once outside the device embedded in the body, after the battery replacement, or the device itself including a battery after replacing the novel, it is necessary to embed in the body again . この作業は外科手術的な処置を要するため、この機器を埋め込まれる動物等の負担が大きく、しかも電池の寿命に達する前に行う必要があるためその期限管理が必要になるという煩雑さを伴う。 It takes this task surgical treatments involve the complexity burden such as animals which are embedded the device large and will require its deadline management for front needs to be performed to reach a life of the battery.

【0004】本発明は、このような点に鑑みて創作されたものであり、その目的は、電池交換が不要であって、 [0004] The present invention has been made in view of the above problems, and its object is battery replacement is not be required,
長期間にわたって継続的な動作が可能な体内カプセルを提供することにある。 And to provide a body capsule capable of continuous operation over a long period of time.

【0005】 [0005]

【課題を解決するための手段】上述した課題を解決するために、本発明の体内カプセルは、生物の体内に埋め込まれるものであって、体内組織に含まれる体液を電解液として用いることにより電流を取り出す電源部を備えている。 Means for Solving the Problems] To solve the problems described above, the body capsules of the present invention is intended to be implanted in the body of an organism, the current by using a body fluid contained in the body tissue as an electrolyte and a power supply unit to take out. 体内組織に含まれる体液を電解液として用いる電池が備わっているため、電池交換が不要であり、長期間にわたって体内カプセルの継続的な動作が可能になる。 Since has internal battery using the fluid contained in the body tissue as an electrolytic solution, battery replacement is not required, allowing continuous operation of the internal capsule over a long period of time.

【0006】また、上述した電源部から供給される電流を用いて所定の処理を行う処理回路と、上述した電源部から供給される電流を用いて処理回路の処理結果を外部に送信する送信部とを備えることが望ましい。 Further, the processing circuit for performing a predetermined process by using the current supplied from the power supply unit described above, the transmission unit that transmits the processing result of the processing circuit with a current supplied to the outside from the power supply unit described above it is desirable to provide and. 処理回路と送信部を備えることにより、体内カプセル内で処理した結果を体外に送信することが可能になる。 By providing the transmitting unit and the processing circuit, the result of processing in the in-vivo capsule it can be transmitted to the outside.

【0007】特に、体内の状態を検出するセンサをさらに備えるとともに、上述した処理回路は、このセンサから出力される検出信号を処理して送信データを作成する処理を行い、この送信データを送信部によって送信することが望ましい。 [0007] In particular, with further comprising a sensor for detecting a body state, and the above-described processing circuit performs processing of creating transmission data by processing the detection signal output from the sensor, the transmission unit of the transmission data it is desirable to transmit the. 例えば、体温センサや心拍数センサ等を考えると、こられの検出結果を電池交換せずに長期間にわたって体内カプセルから体外に送信することが可能になるため、体内の状態を継続的に、しかも特別な接続線等を用いることなく監視することができる。 For example, given the temperature sensor and heart rate sensor or the like, it becomes possible to transmit to the outside from the body capsule over a long period of time the detection result of Korare without battery replacement, continuously in the body state, yet it can be monitored without using a special connecting line or the like.

【0008】 [0008]

【発明の実施の形態】以下、本発明を適用した一実施形態の体内カプセルについて詳細に説明する。 BEST MODE FOR CARRYING OUT THE INVENTION Hereinafter, will be explained in detail within the capsule of an embodiment according to the present invention. 図1は、本発明を適用した一実施形態の体内カプセルの設置状態を示す図である。 Figure 1 is a diagram showing an installation state of body capsule of an embodiment according to the present invention. 図1に示すように、本実施形態の体内カプセル110は、皮膚100の直下の皮下組織102内に埋め込まれる。 As shown in FIG. 1, the body capsule 110 of the present embodiment is embedded in the subcutaneous tissue 102 immediately below the skin 100. なお、一例として、体内カプセル11 As an example, the body capsule 11
0を皮下組織102に埋め込むようにしたが、それ以外に体内の臓器間の間室に埋め込む場合やその他の部位に埋め込むようにしてもよい。 0 was so embedded in the subcutaneous tissue 102, may be embedded in the case and other parts embedded in organs period of chambers in the body otherwise.

【0009】図2は、体内カプセル110の詳細な構成を示す図である。 [0009] Figure 2 is a diagram showing the detailed structure of body capsule 110. 図2に示すように、体内カプセル11 As shown in FIG. 2, the body capsule 11
0は、皮下組織102から供給される体液を電解液として使用する電池10と、この電池10によって供給される電流によって動作する各種の回路(後述する)が搭載された処理基板20と、体内カプセル110周辺の体温を検出する体温センサ30と、体内カプセル110周辺の圧力変動に基づく心拍数の検出を行う心拍数センサ3 0, a battery 10 using the fluid supplied from the subcutaneous tissue 102 as an electrolytic solution, and the processing substrate 20 which various circuits (described later) is mounted to operate by the current supplied by the battery 10, the body capsule 110 and peripheral body temperature sensor 30 for detecting the temperature of the heart rate sensor 3 for heart rate detection based on the pressure fluctuation near the body capsule 110
2と、体内カプセル110の内壁に沿って配置されたアンテナ34とを備えている。 2, and an antenna 34 disposed along the inner wall of the body a capsule 110.

【0010】電池10は、2種類の電極11、12を複数組備えており、各組の電極11、12の間が、皮下組織102から供給される体液によって充填されるようになっている。 [0010] Battery 10 is two and the electrodes 11 and 12 includes a plurality of sets, for each set of electrodes 11 and 12, adapted to be filled with fluid supplied from the subcutaneous tissue 102. 皮下組織102内に存在する体液(リンパ液)は電解液であるため、この電解液に浸した2種類の電極には電位差が現れる。 Since body fluids (lymph) present in the subcutaneous tissue 102 is an electrolytic solution, a potential difference appears at the two electrodes immersed in the electrolytic solution. 本実施形態では、このような電極構造が複数組並べられており、これらを直列接続することにより、電池10の出力電圧が所定値以上(例えば、後述する処理回路24や送信回路26の動作電圧を生成するために充分な電圧値以上)になるように設定されている。 In the present embodiment, such an electrode structure is ordered plurality of sets, by these are connected in series, the output voltage of the battery 10 is equal to or higher than a predetermined value (for example, the operating voltage of the processing circuit 24 and the transmitting circuit 26 to be described later It is set to be sufficient higher voltage value) to be generated.

【0011】図3は、処理基板20に搭載される回路の具体例を示す図である。 [0011] Figure 3 is a diagram showing a specific example of a circuit mounted on substrate 20. 図3に示すように、処理基板2 As shown in FIG. 3, substrate 2
0には、電源回路22、処理回路24、送信回路26が搭載されている。 The 0, the power supply circuit 22, processing circuit 24, the transmission circuit 26 are mounted. 電源回路22は、上述した電池10とともに電源部を構成しており、所定の動作電圧(例えば1.5V程度の電圧)を生成する。 Power supply circuit 22, together with the battery 10 described above constitute a power unit, and generates a predetermined operation voltage (e.g. voltage of about 1.5V). この電源回路22から供給される電流によって、処理回路24および送信回路26が動作する。 The current supplied from the power source circuit 22, processing circuit 24 and the transmitting circuit 26 is operated. 処理回路24は、体温センサ30および心拍数センサ32が接続されており、これらの各センサから出力される検出信号を処理して、体温および心拍数を示す送信データを作成する。 Processing circuit 24 is connected temperature sensor 30 and the heart rate sensor 32, processes the detection signal output from each of these sensors, it generates transmission data indicating the body temperature and heart rate. 送信回路26は、上述したアンテナ34とともに送信部を構成しており、処理回路24が作成した送信データをアンテナ34を介して体内カプセル110の外部に送信する。 Transmitting circuit 26 constitute a transmitting unit with the antenna 34 described above, it is transmitted to an external body capsule 110 transmission data processing circuit 24 is created through the antenna 34. この送信データは、例えば皮膚100の表面に配置された受信部(図示せず)によって受信されて収集され、体内の状態の観察や診断を行うために用いられる。 The transmission data, for example, the receiving portion disposed on the surface of the skin 100 are collected is received (not shown) used to perform the observation and diagnosis of the body condition.

【0012】このように、本実施形態の体内カプセル1 [0012] In this way, the body capsule 1 of the present embodiment
10は、皮下組織102に埋め込まれた状態で電池10 10, the battery 10 in a state embedded in the subcutaneous tissue 102
内に体液が充填され、所定の動作電圧が生成される。 Fluid is filled within a predetermined operating voltage is generated. したがって、体液が電池10内に供給されてこの動作電圧の生成が継続的に行われるため、従来のように電池交換が不要であって、長期間にわたって体内カプセル110 Therefore, since the body fluids generated in the operating voltage is supplied to the battery 10 is continuously performed, battery replacement as in the prior art not be required, within the capsule 110 for a long period of time
の継続的な動作が可能になる。 Allowing continued operation of the.

【0013】特に、体内カプセル110には、体温センサ30や心拍数センサ32が備わっており、これらの各センサの検出信号に基づいて体温や心拍数を示す送信データが作成され、体内カプセル110および体外に送信されるため、この送信データを受信して所定の処理を行うことにより、体内の状態を継続的に、しかも特別な接続線等を用いることなく監視、診断することが可能になる。 [0013] In particular, the body capsule 110, are equipped temperature sensor 30, pulse sensor 32, transmission data indicating the body temperature or heart rate based on these detection signals of the sensors are created, the body capsule 110 and for transmission to the outside, by performing a predetermined processing by receiving the transmission data, continuously in the body state, yet monitoring without using a special connecting line or the like, it is possible to diagnose.

【0014】なお、本発明は上記実施形態に限定されるものではなく、本発明の要旨の範囲内において種々の変形実施が可能である。 [0014] The present invention is not limited to the above embodiments, and various modifications can be implemented within the scope of the present invention. 例えば、上述した実施形態では、 For example, in the embodiment described above,
体温センサ30と心拍数センサ32を備える場合を例にとって説明したが、それ以外のセンサを備えるようにしてもよい。 A case has been described with a temperature sensor 30 and the heart rate sensor 32 as an example, it may be provided with a sensor otherwise.

【0015】また、上述した実施形態では、電源回路2 Further, in the above embodiment, the power supply circuit 2
2によって生成した動作電圧を処理回路24および送信回路26に直接印加するようにしたが、図4に示すように、充電回路28を用いて二次電池29を充電し、この充電電圧を用いて電源回路22によって動作電圧を生成するようにしてもよい。 It was to be applied directly to the operating voltage generated by 2 to the processing circuit 24 and the transmitting circuit 26, as shown in FIG. 4, and charges the secondary battery 29 using the charging circuit 28, by using the charging voltage it may generate an operating voltage by the power supply circuit 22. この場合には、電池10の発生電圧が変動する場合であっても、常に一定の動作電圧を生成することが可能になる。 In this case, even when the generated voltage of the battery 10 varies, it is always possible to produce a constant operating voltage.

【0016】 [0016]

【発明の効果】上述したように、本発明によれば、体内組織に含まれる体液を電解液として用いる電池が備わっているため、電池交換が不要であり、長期間にわたって体内カプセルの継続的な動作が可能になる。 [Effect of the Invention] As described above, according to the present invention, since has internal battery using the fluid contained in the body tissue as an electrolytic solution, battery replacement is not required, a continuous body capsule over a long period of time operation becomes possible.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】一実施形態の体内カプセルの設置状態を示す図である。 1 is a diagram showing an installation state of body capsule of an embodiment.

【図2】体内カプセルの詳細な構成を示す図である。 2 is a diagram showing the detailed structure of body capsule.

【図3】処理基板に搭載される回路の具体例を示す図である。 3 is a diagram showing a specific example of a circuit mounted on substrate.

【図4】処理基板に搭載される回路の変形例を示す図である。 4 is a diagram showing a modification of the circuit mounted on substrate.

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

10 電池 20 処理基板 22 電源回路 24 処理回路 26 送信回路 28 充電回路 29 二次電池 30 体温センサ 32 心拍数センサ 34 アンテナ 110 体内カプセル 10 battery 20 treatment substrate 22 power supply circuit 24 processing circuit 26 transmitting circuit 28 charging circuit 29 battery 30 temperature sensor 32 heart rate sensor 34 antenna 110 inside the capsule

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    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 生物の体内に埋め込まれる体内カプセルであって、 体内組織に含まれる体液を電解液として用いることにより電流を取り出す電源部を備えることを特徴とする体内カプセル。 1. A body capsule embedded in the body of an organism, body capsule, characterized in that it comprises a power supply unit for taking out a current by using a body fluid contained in the body tissue as an electrolyte.
  2. 【請求項2】 請求項1において、 前記電源部から供給される電流を用いて所定の処理を行う処理回路と、 前記電源部から供給される電流を用いて、前記処理回路の処理結果を外部に送信する送信部と、 を備えることを特徴とする体内カプセル。 2. The method of claim 1, and a processing circuit for performing predetermined processing by a current supplied from the power supply unit, by using the current supplied from the power supply unit, the processing result of the processing circuit outside body capsule, characterized in that it comprises a transmitter which transmits to.
  3. 【請求項3】 請求項2において、 体内の状態を検出するセンサをさらに備え、 前記処理回路は、前記センサから出力される検出信号を処理して送信データを作成する処理を行い、 前記送信部は、前記送信データの送信を行うことを特徴とする体内カプセル。 3. The method of claim 2, further comprising a sensor for detecting a body state, the processing circuit performs processing of creating transmission data by processing the detection signal output from the sensor, the transmission unit It is within a capsule which is characterized in that the transmission of the transmission data.
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